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...

Electronic Monitoring (“EM”)

A thorough review should be made of the use of electronic monitoring in Scotland before the next contracts are drawn up in 2017. The...

Events & Lectures

We are currently working on our programme of events for 2018