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Howard League for Penal Reform publishes a range of books, reports and briefing papers which can be ordered online. A number of the publications can be downloaded for free.
This report discusses the experiences of children on remand and how practitioners can effectively support children with bail applications and resettlement.Download
The guide is designed to support lawyers to be antiracist at each phase of a client’s journey through the system.Download
Making Youth Justice: Local penal cultures and differential outcomes – lessons and prospects for policy and practiceDownload
Howard League briefing on arrests of children in England and Wales in 2019Download
The briefing explores how rule-breaking in prisons in England and Wales is managed through formal disciplinary hearingsDownload
This briefing argues that the use of prison for protection or welfare has no place in a modern justice system.Download
The second briefing from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Women in the Penal System's inquiry into arrests of women.Download
The Howard League for Penal Reform's journal was relaunched in 2016 with a new title, The Howard Journal of Crime and Justice, and with a new editor, Professor Ian Loader from the University of Oxford.
The Howard League for Penal Reform is often consulted when policy makers need expert advice. We were one of the first organisations to be given consultative status from both the United Nations and the Council of Europe.