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David Faulkner CB is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford Centre for Criminological Research and worked for over 30 years at the Home Office.
Bryan Gibson is a barrister and founding director of Waterside Press. He is also the founder of the Garrow Society. He was formerly an adviser to the Magistrates’ Association Sentencing of Offenders Committee, chair of the Criminal Law Committee of the Justices’ Clerks’ Society and co-editor of Justice of the Peace. The author of works on criminal justice, he has been associated with a number of reforms.
John Hostettler is one of the UK's most acclaimed authors on English legal history and legal biography, whose works span a wide range of related topics. He was a practising solicitor in London for thirty-five years as well as undertaking political and civil liberties cases in Nigeria, Germany and Aden.
Thomas Mathiesen is Professor of Sociology of Law at the University of Oslo. He was one of the founders of the Norwegian Association for Penal Reform.
David Wilson is professor of criminology at Birmingham City University where he is Director of the Centre for Applied Criminology. A former prison governor, he is the editor of the Howard Journal and well-known as an author, broadcaster and presenter for TV and radio, including the BBC, Channel 4 and Sky. www.professorwilson.com