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The Howard League for Penal Reform publishes a comprehensive range of books, reports and briefing papers which can be ordered online. A number of the Howard League's publications can be downloaded for free.
Ending the criminalisation of children in residential care. Briefing three: ‘Hearts and heads’ – Good practice in children’s homesDownload
What home means to children in trouble with the lawDownload
A guide for adults supporting children facing sentence in the criminal courts in England and WalesDownload
Howard League report explores policing of children’s homesDownload
A joint report by the Howard League and Community, the trade union representing staff across the justice sector.Download
Justice for Young People: 15 years of successful legal work explains how the Howard League set up a legal team to provide prison and civil law support to children in custody.Download
Research by the Howard League reveals that prisons are routinely and increasingly resorting to draconian punishments in a counter-productive attempt to regain control.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.