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You can’t put a number on it

A report from young adults on why, in criminal justice, maturity is more important than age.

  • Published: 2015

  • Pages: 32

  • Publisher: The T2A Alliance and the Howard League for Penal Reform


You can't put a number on it

This report published by the Transition to Adulthood (T2A) Alliance and the Howard League for Penal Reform finds that the criminal justice system is failing to support young adults adequately by not offering a distinct approach that recognises their development and varying levels of maturity.

It draws on participation work from the Howard League, involving over 80 18-24 year-olds with experience of the criminal justice system from across England and Wales.

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