20th August 2009
It is possible to change both the present and the future of our prison system, states Dr Mary Rogan in a letter to the Irish Times today.
14th August 2009
The Irish Prison Service Annual Report 2008 sends out clear warning signals regarding the failing system of court-imposed fines, the impact of mandatory sentencing for drugs offences, and the sharp increase in short-term sentences.
4th August 2009
The Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights (CCJHR) at UCC recently concluded its Second Annual Course on Citizenship and the Law in Cork Prison. Thirteen inmates completed the short course, delivered by staff of the Law Faculty over a six week period in May/June 2009.