Border Criminologies: HMIP Detention Monitoring Methodology

As part of an ESRC IAA funded project, the ‘Border Criminologies’ research group in the University of Oxford has published a briefing paper outlining the methodology used by HM Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP), which inspects places of confinement in the UK, including...

Prison Law Seminar: Detention, Human Rights and the OPCAT

The Irish Penal Reform Trust and the Irish Criminal Bar Association co-hosted a seminar on Detention, Human Rights and the OPCAT on Monday 12th November 2018 at 4.30pm in the Ormond Meeting Rooms, Ormond Quay, Dublin 7. Ireland signed the Optional Protocol to the UN...

Report on Penal Reform and Sentencing

The Joint Committee on Justice and Equality have published their 2018 Report on Penal Reform and Sentencing. The report is based on a series of public meetings held in 2017 with various contributing stakeholder groups. The Committee focused on measures that could be...