Sean McConville is Professor of Law and Public Policy at Queen Mary, University of London. He is the author of a multi-volume history of punishment and his most recent works include Irish Political Prisoners 1920 - 1962: Pilgrimage of Desolation (Routledge, 2013) and Routledge Guide to Interviewing (with Anna Bryson) (Routledge, 2013). Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC appeared in many high-profile trials. He holds a number of honorary doctorates and is a fellow of King's College, London. His books include Fine, Lines and Distinctions: Murder, Manslaughter and the Taking of Human Life (with Terence Morris) (2011). Sir Henry Brooke is a former Lord Justice of Appeal. He was the judge in charge of the modernisation of the English law courts from 2001 to 2004.
'A first step which will, if taken forward, be of substantial long term benefit for society and offenders': Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers.