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The Howard League for Penal Reform has a long and strong history of working alongside the academic and research communities. A guiding principle of our work has been to develop new ideas and understanding of the consequences of changes and innovations in the penal system.

Publications: Intelligent Justice and Out of Place

International conference

Redesigning Justice

Redesigning Justice: Promoting civil rights, trust and fairness international conference was held on 21–22 March 2018 at Keble college, Oxford. The conference brought together academics, policy makers and practitioners from a variety of disciplines to shine a light on seemingly intransigent aspects of justice systems, including why prison is still so central to justice responses to crime.

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