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.