Promoting Just Responses to the Causes and Consequences of Crime

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.


Judged on Progress: the Need for Urgent Delivery on Scottish Justice Sector Reforms 21st April 2022

On 10/01/22 the Scottish Parliament’s Criminal Justice Committee published its...

Consultations & Policies

Covid Recovery: Consultation of Public Services, Justice System and Other Reforms

In November 2021 we submitted a...

Vision for Scottish Penal Reform 2018

Howard League Scotland: Conviction and Citizenship, Penal Reform for 2018
The centenary of women’s right...