Judith Aldridge

Judith Aldridge is Professor of Criminology in the School of Law at the University of Manchester. Her research is focused on drug markets, policy and use. Over the last five years she has pioneered research in the area of ‘virtual drug markets’, culminating in the first publication connected to drug sales on ‘Silk Road’, and 20 other publications on cryptomarkets. Read more

Scottish Parliament: Recovering Justice Peaceful Solutions

This is a session filmed in the Scottish Parliament which brings together international speakers to discuss drugs policy. This is a session of the Drugs Reform Policy Meeting held at the Scottish Parliament 12th December 2018.  Chaired by Pauline McNeill MSP, it brought together Fiona Gilbertson, Nanna Gotfredsen, Ina Roll Spinnangr, and Martin Powell to discuss international comparisons in drug policy with a view to examining the changes which need to take place in Scotland. Read more

Drug Wars: An Evening with Neil Woods

Recovering Justice is delighted to host Neil Woods at George Street Social. Neil is a former Detective Sergeant and undercover operative, and is now Chairman of LEAP UK, and a board member of LEAP in the USA. Read more

Voices of Recovery Workshops

Recovering Justice believe that one of the biggest barriers to getting into and maintaining any kind of positive life change are the current drug policies. Drug use should be treated as a health and human rights issue rather than a criminal justice one. The war on drugs has been a war on people who use drugs, their families and communities. Read more