Promoting Just Responses to the Causes and Consequences of Crime

The Howard League Scotland is the country's leading independent penal reform organisation. We campaign for the Scottish penal system to be just, progressive and humane and that prison becomes a measure of last resort.


Call for Submissions: 40th Anniversary Conference 'Reimagining the Future' 20th December 2018

Our 40th Anniversary conference in Edinburgh in May 2019, will ask “what should the next 40 years of criminal justice in Scotland look...

Consultations & Policies

Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility

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

Restorative Justice (“RJ”)

Analysis carried out by Canadian and Australian researchers revealed that both victims and offenders reported greater satisfaction with...

Events & Lectures

Howard League Scotland (in association with HLS Student Group)
Wednesday, 23 January, 2019 - 18:00