Data Insight: The outcomes of serious and organised crime cases appearing before the criminal courts in England and Wales
This Data Insight by Dr Tim McSweeney presents further findings from an exploratory study undertaken as part of an inaugural Data First Research Fellowship. This study drew on over 12.6 million linked records from the criminal courts and prison system over an eight-year period (2013-2020). It examines the extent, nature and outcomes of serious and organised crime (SOC)-related appearances and cases heard before the Crown Court in England and Wales.
Ethnic inequalities in the criminal justice system
This data comic explores the findings of research led by Dr Kitty Lymperopoulou, which examines the main factors associated with remand and sentencing outcomes and the independent effect of ethnicity on those outcomes. Kitty is an ADR UK Research Fellow using data made available through the Ministry of Justice Data First programme.
Data Insight: The nature, extent and outcomes of serious and organised crime cases prosecuted in England and Wales
This Data Insight examines serious organised crime cases appearing before the Crown Court in England and Wales between 2013 and 2020.
Data Insight: Inequalities in sentencing in the Crown Court - evidence from the Ministry of Justice Data First criminal justice datasets
This Data Insight draws on Data First magistrates’ and Crown Court datasets to examine ethnic disproportionality in court outcomes and the extent of ethnic disparities in imprisonment for defendants sentenced in the Crown Court after adjusting for defendant and case characteristics.