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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.

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