The Criminology Library

The Criminology Library

The Criminology Library, Photo credit Criminology Library

The Criminonogy Library, Institute of Criminology, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA

The Criminology Library

The Criminology Library (also known as the Radzinowicz Library) was founded in 1960 by Sir Leon Radzinowicz.  It consists of a variety of subjects and materials, including UK Government Publications, Periodicals, Pamphlets and Annual Reports, Books, and more.  It is the one of the most comprehensive criminology collections in the UK.

Sir Leon Radzinowicz

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Sir Leon Radzinowicz was born in August of 1906 and passed away in December of 1999.  After earning a law degree and a doctorate, he went on to teach at the University of Cambridge, where he founded the Institute of Criminology in 1960.

He wasn’t afraid to voice his opinions and was a critic of the death penalty and open ended punishments, which he believed gave too much power to authority. He is the author of many books, including Growth Of Crime: The International Experience.

He was a trusted consultant to many nations and a guest lecturer at many prestigious universities. He is contributions are extensive and will live on in his memory at both the Institute of Criminology, the Radzinowicz Library, and all of the world.

The Institute of Criminology

Founded by Sir Leon Radzinowich, the Institute of Criminology was one of the first to focus on education of criminology.  Professors and academic staff are leaders in their field and well-versed in the subjects of criminology.

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