April - June

CJI’s Chief Inspector Brendan McGuigan has called for further action to be taken by the criminal justice system to improve how cases of domestic violence and abuse are handled.
This week CJI are hosting a Senior OPCAT Inspector, Emma Roebuck, from the New Zealand Office of the Ombudsman...
CJI’s Chief Executive James Corrigan has today unveiled the Inspectorate’s Business Plan for 2019-20
CJI’s latest inspection report on the contribution of the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector to the criminal justice system has reported that short term funding is creating instability for bodies providing support services...
Representatives from the UK National Preventative Mechanism (NPM) will be appearing in Geneva today (6 May 2019) to provide evidence for the 66th session of the Committee against Torture...

CJI’s Deputy Chief Inspector James Corrigan has welcomed the progress made by the Youth Justice Agency to implement recommendations aimed at improving how youth conferences are delivered...

CJI has published the Terms of Reference for its review of the methods used by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) to disclose information in respect of historic cases linked to the ‘Troubles’ to the Office of the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland (OPONI).


The UK National Preventative Mechanism (NPM), of which CJI is a member, has published its submission to the Committee Against Torture’s (CAT) sixth periodic review of the UK.  The UK National NPM is made up of 21 bodies that monitor all types of detention in the UK.  CJI contributed to this submission along with other NPM members.  The review will take place on 7-8 May 2019 in Geneva and the representatives of the NPM will give evidence jointly with the three UK human rights commissions and the Scottish children’s commissioner.  The submission to the CAT is now available on the UK NPM website under ‘publications’ https://www.nationalpreventivemechanism.org.uk/