Grenfell Tower, the Criminal Justice System and the ‘Usual Suspects’

Co-written with Joanne Davis

This article published on the CCJS website reports on our project monitoring criminal justice activity in the twelve months following the Grenfell Tower fire.

Whilst the Criminal Justice System may have been slow to respond to the social murder of those responsible we show that it has continued to deliver swift (in)justice to local working class people of colour. It core function of disciplining the poor remains penal law’s priority.

The article can be read on the Centre for Crime and Justice, London’s website here



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