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CJA launches academic membership and annual research symposium

As part of its strategy to reimagine, redesign and rebuild the criminal justice system, the Criminal Justice Alliance (CJA) – a network of 180+ charities, social enterprises, think tanks, research institutions and staff associations – wants to bring together its members and partners with academics who want to see a fairer and more effective criminal justice system. 

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Annual Research Symposium

3 March 2023 at University of Westminster

The CJA, along with its partner University of Westminster, held its first academic symposium on the theme of improving trust in the criminal justice system and research. Over 100 delegates were in attendance, including academics, voluntary sector practitioners, statutory bodies, campaigners, people with lived experience and students from across the UK.

Read our blog 'CJA Inaugural Academic Symposium 3 March 2023'
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Academic Memberships

The CJA has launched a new category of associate membership for individual academics (Masters level and above) to strengthen our connections with universities and other research bodies.

Become an academic member