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Crime and Justice Research Publications

 

Date Publication Description
   
20/01/2011 Child Welfare Hearings: A Scoping Study of the Commissioning, Preparation and Use of Bar Reports Scoping study to provide information on the commissioning, preparation and use of court reports in the Child Welfare Hearing System in the Sheriff Courts.
13/12/2010 Evaluation of the Cashback for Communities ‘Schools of Football’ programme This report descibes the evaluation research for the Schools of Football programme which offers a school-based diversionary activity to young people between the ages of 12-14 years.
10/12/2010 Understanding Child Contact Cases in Scottish Sheriff Courts The Scottish court system puts children at the centre of decisions that affect them. From 2007 to 2009, a study for the Scottish Government examined the nature and impact of court actions in Scotland in respect of child contact.
10/12/2010 Understanding Child Contact Cases in Scottish Sheriff Courts Research Findings No. 27/2010 The Scottish court system puts children at the centre of decisions that affect them. From 2007 to 2009, a study for the Scottish Government examined the nature and impact of court actions in Scotland in respect of child contact.
18/11/2010 The Experience of Civil Law Problems in Scotland 1997-2004 A synthesis of four surveys on the prevelance, nature and outcomes of civil law problems in Scotland
01/11/2010 Youth Violence in Scotland: Literature Review The review draws on available sources of data from administrative sources (recorded crime, criminal proceedings, school exclusions, referrals to the Children's Hearings System) and from the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey to construct a picture of what is known about youth violence using official data sources.
25/10/2010 Evaluation of the Sex Offender Community Disclosure Pilot Report on the evaluation of the Tayside pilot of the Sex Offender Community Disclosure scheme, including recommendations for rollout.
25/10/2010 Evaluation of the Sex Offender Community Disclosure Pilot - Research Finding Key findings from the evaluation of the Tayside pilot of the Sex Offender Community Disclosure scheme, including recommendations for rollout.
10/09/2010 Gang Membership and Knife Carrying: Findings from The Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime Research looking at the nature and extent of youth gang activity and knife carrying based on data collected by the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions, and recommendations for policy interventions.
10/09/2010 Gang Membership and Knife Carrying: Findings from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime - Research Findings Research looking at the nature and extent of youth gang activity and knife carrying based on data collected by the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions, and recommendations for policy interventions.