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Promoting Just Responses to the Causes and Consequences of Crime

The Howard League for Penal Reform in Scotland is an independent organisation whose members seek improvements to the criminal justice system in Scotland.

Consultations & Policies

Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility

1. The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child recommends that the age of criminal...

Suicides in prison

Statement given in response to a media enquiry about the number of attempted suicides in Scottish prisons (September 2016):

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Events & Lectures

We are currently working on our programme of events for 2018