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In a divided society, who trusts the police?

What defines my national identity and in which state institutions do I trust? These are questions that are interconnected and are something many people ask themselves. The police are one of the most powerful agencies and symbolises the state. In a divided society, people may start to wonder on which side the police are.

Publication date: 23 September 2020

Law and Order and Frasier

On the lighter side of scholarship, Professor Stefan Machura, Professor in Criminology & Criminal Justice, published an article this year with his collaborator for many years, Olga Litvinova, Honorary Research Fellow at Bangor University, on conflict and law as they appear in the TV comedy series Frasier.

Publication date: 28 August 2020

International Prize for Professor

Stefan Machura, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, has received the International Prize Honorable Mention 2020 of the Law and Society Association (LSA) “in recognition of significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge in the field of law and society." The LSA is based in the USA but its membership is all over the globe. It is the internationally leading scholarly association in this field.

Publication date: 23 July 2020