On 3 July 2014, the British Academy launched a report
entitled ‘A Presumption Against Imprisonment: Social Order
and Social Values’. This article is taken from the report’s
Foreword, written by the Rt Hon. the Lord Woolf.
Harry Woolf was formerly Lord Chief Justice of England,
and is an Honorary Fellow of the British Academy.
• Harry Woolf
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.