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January 2004 Archives (Newsletter archive)

21st January 2004

Youth Justice in England and Wales: Making the Best of a Bad Job

Rob Allen, Director of Rethinking Crime and Punishment in London and a member of the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales. Read more

Why the Juvenile Justice System Fails Young People

In almost thirty years of working with homeless young people, Fr Peter McVerry, SJ believes that the problem is now worse than ever before. Read more

Children's rights in the justice system

Dr Ursula Kilkelly is a law lecturer at University College Cork where she teaches human rights and youth justice and contributes to the Criminal Justice (Clinical) Masters programme. Read more

Promoting the rights of children in custody

Dr Linda Moore is investigations and research worker at the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission. She is the co-author of In Our Care: Promoting the Rights of Children in Custody, a report on the findings of the Commission's investigation into the human rights of children in custody in Northern Ireland. Read more

Penal Reform News PDF documents

Issue Number 18 • Winter 2004 Read more

The Role of the Media in Juvenile Justice

Paul O'Mahony, Ph.D is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Head of the School of Occupational Therapy in Trinity College, Dublin. He was a founding member of the IPRT and a member of the National Crime Forum and is editor of Criminal Justice in Ireland (2002) and author of Crime… Read more