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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.


Our newspaper

The Howard

The Howard newspaper is published quarterly and sent to all our members. To receive a regular copy of the Howard please join as a member and help support us.

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Relaunched in 2016

The Howard Journal of Crime and Justice

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.

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Our expert advice

Submissions to consultations and Parliamentary briefings

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.

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