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Intelligent Justice

07 Feb 2013

Intelligent Justice: Balancing the effects of community sentences and custody

A pamphlet for the Howard League for Penal Reform by Mike Hough, Stephen Farrall and Fergus McNeill.

Foreword

The debate over whether ‘prison works’ seems interminable. The Howard League for Penal Reform has well established views on this topic, but political realities make revisiting this question, and perhaps deconstructing assumptions on both sides of the argument, both timely and valuable.