June 2012 Archives (IPRT Publications)

29th June 2012

Deaths in Prison Custody: Information for Families & Others Affected

A booklet designed to provide some information about what may happen after a person dies in prison and what the law requires in these circumstances. It also includes details of organisations who can provide further information and/or assistance in dealing with this time of grief. Read more

IPRT Prison Law Paper: Accountability Structures and The Law Regulating Irish Prisons

This paper examines the aspects of the law regarding how decisions are made in prisons and the requirements for accountability for deaths and other serious incidents in custody. Read more

IPRT Prison Law Paper: Taking Prison Law Cases - a Practical Approach

This paper seeks to address some practical aspects of taking prison law cases such as the causes of action available, matters relating to evidence, the possible role of interested agencies, and the effect of the release or transfer of a prisoner on a claim. Read more

IPRT Prison Law Paper: Prison conditions under Irish law and the European Convention on Human Rights

This is part of a series of papers, one of which examines accountability structures and the law regulating Irish prisons; the other explores practical matters surrounding the taking of prison law cases. Read more

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