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Informal comment from the charity
This blog provides a deeper insight into the issues uncovered in our programme to end the criminalisation of children in residential care. It includes contributions from children who have lived in children's homes, as well as analysis by researchers.
This blog explores justice and fairness in prisons. It includes examples of good and bad practice, and records the experience of people in prison as well as analysis by researchers.
This blog seeks to bring academic research out from the journal and to the attention of a wider audience.
The Howard League for Penal Reform is often consulted when policy-makers need expert advice. Read our briefings and submissions here.
The Howard League office is closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Please read our submissions to government about the situation in prisons.
- Spending Review 2015: Shrinking the justice system would cut crime and save billions
- Howard League announces radical strategy to keep children out of prison
- Howard League launches campaign for urgent Criminal Courts Charge review
- Routine practice of holding prisoners in solitary confinement for long periods is unlawful, Supreme Court rules
- Wandsworth: Unacceptably overcrowded
- Court of Appeal allows charities to challenge legal aid cuts for prisoners
- Court of Appeal to consider permission for Howard League for Penal Reform and Prisoners’ Advice Service to challenge scope of cuts to legal aid for prisoners
- You can’t put a number on it: New report explores maturity for young adults in the criminal justice system
- The Harris Review
- Thousands of women are criminalised needlessly, MPs and peers find