Justice

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Synopsis

Welcome to JUSTICE, a brand new podcast. New voices and intelligent discussion around criminal justice, with prison's philanthropist Edwina Grosvenor.

Episodes

  • In Conversation with... Lisa Dando

    11/10/2021 Duration: 31min

    In this episode, Edwina talks to Lisa Dando, Director of Brighton Women’s Centre (BWC) who help women from all backgrounds, facing all kinds of issues, to live happier lives. BWC work closely with women in the justice system including running a new pilot project to provide support to women at risk of breaching their community orders and going to prison. Lisa shares that there is real need for gender-specific services and the importance of community alternatives to prison. Follow BWC on Twitter: @BTNWomensCentreFind out more about Brighton Women’s Centre hereRead more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • In Conversation with... Deborah Murphy

    16/08/2021 Duration: 42min

    In this episode, Edwina talks to Deborah Murphy, Lead Occupational Therapist and Mental Health Manager at HMP Pentonville. Deborah was the driving force in redesigning the therapeutic services available in the prison to ensure that the wellbeing and mental health needs of people in prison were being assessed and addressed. She shares examples of activities as therapeutic interventions and positive changes to the environment that were implemented such as welcoming interiors and a kitchen which made prison residents feel part of something and feel ownership of their environment. Follow Deborah on Twitter: @MurphlemurphRead more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • In Conversation with… Jo-Anne Welsh

    02/08/2021 Duration: 41min

    In this episode, Edwina talks to Jo-Anne Welsh, CEO of the Oasis Project, an organisation that was set up by a group of women who felt their needs were not being met in the drug and alcohol services available. The Oasis Project helps women, children and families affected by drugs and alcohol by providing women-specific services and a trauma-informed approach to substance misuse treatment. Jo-Anne talks about their unique approach and how the Oasis Project adapted their services during the pandemic, including how after the first lockdown, the organisation saw a 300% increase in new alcohol presentations. Follow Jo-Anne on Twitter: @BOPjo_anneRead Dame Carol Black’s review of drugs part two: prevention, treatment, and recovery here.Read more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • In Conversation with... Nina Champion

    20/07/2021 Duration: 01h01min

    In this episode, Edwina talks to Nina Champion, Director of the Criminal Justice Alliance (CJA), a network of 160 organisations working towards a fair and effective justice system. Nina shares the CJA’s important work on building a fit for purpose and diverse workforce, including tackling race and gender disparity and implementing processes of scrutiny and accountability within the justice system. Follow Nina on Twitter: @ninachampioncjaRead more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • In Conversation with... Dr Lucy Baldwin

    05/07/2021 Duration: 47min

    Please note this episode mentions loss of pregnancy and infant mortality that some listeners may find distressing. In this episode, Edwina talks to Dr Lucy Baldwin, Senior Lecturer in Criminology at De Montford University and previously, qualified social worker and probation officer. Lucy shares how her own experiences of stigma as a young mum influenced her career supporting women and children. Lucy believes there are many missed opportunities before women come into the justice system and stresses the need for a better and more tailored response to mothers during their prison sentence, as well as supporting them post-release. Follow Lucy on Twitter: @LucyBaldwin08To hear more on the issue on maternal imprisonment, listen to Edwina’s podcast with Dr Shona Minson here, and to learn more about the impact of a parent in prison on children listen to Edwina’s podcast with Sarah Burrows here.Read more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by&

  • In Conversation with... Unlocked Graduates

    07/06/2021 Duration: 01h10min

    In this episode Edwina talks to Natasha Porter, Founder and Chief Executive of Unlocked Graduates, and Occy Cobb and Karan Rai about their experiences training to be Prison Officers through the organisation’s unique leadership development programme, and what they have learnt along the way. Natasha shares that her motivation to break cycles of reoffending lead her to create the Unlocked Graduates programme, which identifies talented people and supports them to spend two years working as frontline prison officers. The programme also challenges them to come up with new ideas to improve the way prisons work across the country. Occy and Karan reflect on their experiences of their training which includes mentoring, working with experienced prison officers and completing a master’s degree. Find out more about Unlocked Graduates here.Read more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.  See aca

  • In Conversation with... Professor Dame Sue Black

    24/05/2021 Duration: 52min

    Please note that this episode contains graphic descriptions of the work and difficult themes of death, violence and murder that listeners may find distressing, including responding to war crimes and mass fatalities.In this episode Edwina talks to Professor Dame Sue Black, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Engagement at Lancaster University, Forensic Anthropologist, Human Anatomist and now appointed Crossbench peer in the House of Lords. Sue shares her years of experience as a forensic anthropologist and her work in the UK and abroad, including helping to reassemble deceased bodies so that their loved ones can identify them and allow them to grieve and find closure from their loss. Sue was deployed by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on behalf of the United Nations, to work in Kosovo, Sierra Leone and Grenada. Sue talks about her role as an expert witness in court and the challenges of an adversarial court system. She also shares her advice for young people wishing to pursue a career in this field including the

  • In Conversation with... Tracy Alexander

    04/05/2021 Duration: 01h06min

    This podcast contains depictions of violence that some listeners may find distressing.In this episode Edwina talks to Tracy Alexander, Director of Forensic Services for the City of London Police, President of the British Academy of Forensic Sciences and Fellow of King’s College London. Tracy walks us through the fascinating world of forensic science and the difference between investigating physical and digital crime scenes, the latter having significantly increased during the pandemic. Listen as Tracy’s explains how the UK’s National Fingerprints Database operates, the strict rules surrounding disclosure of evidence and the complexities of launching an appeal if you are wrongly convicted.Resources:Inside Justice websiteThe British Academy of Forensic SciencesRead more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • In Conversation with... Lilly Lewis

    19/04/2021 Duration: 46min

    This podcast discusses domestic abuse, coercive control, rape and sexual assault that listeners may find distressing. In this episode Edwina talks to Lilly Lewis, Domestic Abuse Campaigner about her incredibly moving story as a survivor of domestic violence and abuse and how Lilly’s involvement with an ex-partner led to her serving a seven-year prison sentence for conspiracy to defraud. Lilly shares how she found prison a relief and that her prison sentence was a “gift of time”. A year after release, Lilly now works for In2Change, a charity that works with people who have left prison to give them a second chance. Lilly will be joining us at One Small Thing LIVE on 20 May. Register now to hear more from Lilly and our brilliant panel of speakers.Read more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • In Conversation with... Sarah Burrows

    06/04/2021 Duration: 30min

    This podcast contains real-life recordings of children which some listeners may find distressing.In this episode Edwina talks to Sarah Burrows, founder of Children Heard and Seen, a charity that supports children who have a parent in prison. These children often face stigma, isolation and trauma and have nowhere to go for help which is what motivated Sarah to work in this field. Sarah shares some harrowing accounts of children’s experiences and the subsequent impact of this trauma as well as what she believes needs to be done to ensure these forgotten children are ‘heard and seen.’ Find out more about Children Heard and SeenGet in touchRead more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • In Conversation with... Stephen Akpabio-Klementowski

    22/03/2021 Duration: 52min

    In this episode, Edwina talks to Stephen Akpabio-Klementowski, Regional Manager for the Students and Secure Environments team, Associate Lecturer in Criminology and PhD candidate at the Open University. In 2002, Stephen was convicted for serious drug offences and sentenced to 16 years in prison. Stephen shares his remarkable journey of achieving three degrees whilst in prison and shares his thoughts on rehabilitation and the impact access to education and support can have on an individual’s future.Read more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • In Conversation with... Harry Potter

    08/03/2021 Duration: 54min

    In this episode, Edwina talks to Harry Potter, prison historian, barrister and author about his experiences with the British justice system and the history of prisons. Harry’s belief that we imprison too many people for too long is what lead him to pursue a career in criminal defence practice.Listen as he shares how the theme of the rich versus the poor dominates our justice system both historically and now and his hopes for the future include a smaller prison population with fewer people serving short sentences and less people incarcerated entirely.Buy Harry’s book: Shades of the Prison House - A History of Incarceration in the British Isles.Read more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • In Conversation with... Peter Dawson - Director of the Prison Reform Trust

    08/02/2021 Duration: 33min

    In the third and final part of our procedural justice mini-series, Edwina talks to Peter Dawson, Director of the Prison Reform Trust, who has 30 years of experience of working in prisons. Peter highlights the difficulties associated with adjudication, the internal disciplinary process in prisons, and the challenges to remaining impartial when sitting in judgement. Edwina and Peter speak about the four pillars of procedural justice: being fair in processes, being transparent in actions, providing opportunity for voice and impartial in decision-making.Read more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • In Conversation with... Jo Millington

    01/02/2021 Duration: 52min

    In the second part of our procedural justice mini-series, Edwina talks to Jo Millington, a forensic scientist and specialist in blood stain pattern analysis. Jo shares her first-hand experience of attending crime scenes and how crucial the management of bias is when carrying out her role.Twitter: @jomillington_v1 and @spatter_edWebsite: https://www.spattered.co.uk/ Get in touch with JoRead more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • In Conversation with... DCI Kate Gunson

    25/01/2021 Duration: 29min

    Over the next few weeks, Edwina will be speaking to three guests who share their experiences and perspectives of working within the justice system to form our very first, mini-series.In part one of this procedural justice series, Edwina talks to DCI Kate Gunson about the role of the police, ‘policing by consent’ and the importance of procedural justice in allowing the police to remain fair and accountable.Read more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • In Conversation with... Rory Stewart OBE

    11/01/2021 Duration: 44min

    In this episode, Edwina talks to Rory Stewart OBE former British politician and Prison’s minister and now Senior Fellow at Yale University to talk about his role as number two in the Ministry of Justice and responsible for all prisons in England and Wales. Rory speaks about the importance of accountability and his success story in focusing on ten prisons and reducing assaults in these prisons. Listen as Rory shares what our justice system does well, which he largely pins on its incredible prison officers as well as the challenges in implementing positive change within the system. https://twitter.com/RoryStewartUKhttps://www.rorystewart.co.uk/Read more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Festive Episode 2020 - In Conversation with... Zoe Thomas and Nadia 

    21/12/2020 Duration: 31min

    In this episode, Zoe shares her experiences of working in a female estate during the Christmas period and how the women often found this time to be particularly challenging as the new year comes in and they are away from their families. Zoe speaks about the importance of her trauma informed training in helping her understand women who come in conflict with the law and the support and care they need. Nadia shares her first-hand experience of serving a criminal sentence and the pain and trauma she experienced being away from home and her loved ones which is only heightened during the holiday period. Follow Zoe on Twitter: @zoethomas87 One Small Thing is proud to have sponsored self-care packs that are being sent to all female estates across the country in partnership with other charities to let these women know we are thinking of them at this t

  • In Conversation with... Peter Clarke CVO OBE QPM

    07/12/2020 Duration: 42min

    In this episode Edwina talks to Peter Clarke CVO OBE QPM about his role as HM Chief Inspector of Prisons. Peter reflects on his time in this important role leading the team that provides an independent voice as well as navigating the challenges that the pandemic brought. Listen as Peter shares his views on rehabilitation and giving those behind bars the opportunity to turn their lives around.Read more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • In Conversation with... Dr Bob Johnson

    23/11/2020 Duration: 01h19min

    In this episode Edwina talks to Dr Bob Johnson, about his experiences working as a psychiatrist at HMP Parkhurst, a maximum-security prison on the Isle of Wight. During his 5 years there, Bob spoke to 50 murderers to help them to unpack their trauma and to understand why they did what they did. In the time that Bob worked there, he reduced prison alarm bells from an average of 20 times a year to none for three years, signaling a monumental reduction in prison violence. Listen as Bob shares the three pillars of his life’s work: truth, trust and consent. http://www.truthtrustconsent.org/@BobTrustConsentRead more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • In Conversation with...Carolyn Hoyle

    09/11/2020 Duration: 41min

    In this episode, Edwina talks to Carolyn Hoyle from the University of Oxford’s Centre for Criminology who leads their Death Penalty Research Unit.Although the UK has abolished the death penalty, it remains prevalent in many countries across the world. Listen as Carolyn unpacks the issues associated with gathering accurate information on the death penalty, particularly in Asia where in some countries death penalty practice is a ‘state secret’. And hear about her efforts to secure political will to bring about change, which led to the president of Zimbabwe drawing on her research to argue for abolition there. Follow @CaroylnHoyle1 and @OxfordCrim Resources:JUSTICE podcast with Dr Shona MinsonThe Death Penalty – A Worldwide Perspective (Roger Hood and Carolyn Hoyle)The Death Penalty ProjectReprieveJust Mercy: A story of justice and redemption (Bryan Stevenson)Read more about the One Small Thing charity here.Twitter - @OSTCharityThis podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Compan

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