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'High Flying' Resilience (And How It May Be A Façade)

'High Flying' Resilience (And How It May Be A Façade)

Successful people, especially those who exude confidence and project an appearance of strength, may appear to be the archetype of a 'resilient' [...] Read more

Paralegals and Police Custody

Paralegals and Police Custody

*This post is by no means a criticism of the skills of a paralegal, it is just an observation* Before moving to Bonny Scotland I worked extensively [...] Read more

Communication Difficulties in the Justice System

Communication Difficulties in the Justice System

People with communication difficulties are over-represented in the Criminal Justice System. Such people often struggle to express themselves or to [...] Read more

The Police Caution and 'No Comment' Interviews

The Police Caution and 'No Comment' Interviews

A significant number of people find the Police caution used in England and Wales hard to fully understand. Further to this, there are also potential [...] Read more

Putting Victims & Children at the Heart of Scottish Justice

Putting Victims & Children at the Heart of Scottish Justice

The report on the Scottish Programme for Government was published earlier this month. It includes new legislation to protect vulnerable witnesses in [...] Read more

Women with Learning Differences in the CJS

Women with Learning Differences in the CJS

Often the needs of minority groups in the criminal justice system, such as women or people with learning disabilities, are viewed in isolation, for [...] Read more

The Origins of 'Spice' and Synthetic Cannabinoids

The Origins of 'Spice' and Synthetic Cannabinoids

There is a lot written in the media at the moment about the widespread consumption of Synthetic Cannabinoids, often generically known as 'Spice' [...] Read more

Delivering Drugs Awareness in Saudi Arabia

Delivering Drugs Awareness in Saudi Arabia

Discussing 'soft' approaches to primary prevention of problematic drug use for children and young people today, I was reminded of one of my most [...] Read more

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