Punishment is a topic of increasing importance for citizens and policymakers. Why should we punish criminals? What purposes should punishment serve? These questions and many others will be addressed in this roundtable discussion celebrating the launch of Punishment by Thom Brooks.
Panel members include:
Lord Parekh FBA (chair), Labour Peer and former Chair of the Commission on the Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain
Frances Crook OBE, Executive Director of the Howard League for Penal Reform
Baroness Stern CBE, Crossbench Peer and former Director of NACRO
Thom Brooks, author of Punishment and Reader in Law at Durham University