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

29th June 2012

This publication seeks to raise awareness of prison law and prisoners’ rights jurisprudence amongst legal professionals, and to increase their research capacity in these areas. It 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.

The topic of this paper is ‘prison conditions under Irish law and the European Convention on Human Rights’.

Download Prison conditions under Irish law and the European Convention on Human Rights here.

This publication is funded by the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences, as part of its Research Development Initiative. It is produced as part of a collaborative project between the Irish Penal Reform Trust and Dr. Mary Rogan BL of Dublin Institute of Technology, called ‘Talking about Punishment: increasing understanding of prisoners’ rights and how those rights may be vindicated”.

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