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.
31st July 2009
IPRT welcomes the publication of the 'Standards for the Inspection of Prisons in Ireland'; this forms an important step towards the creation of a uniform inspection regime of prison conditions, and guidance for the management of prisons.
14th July 2009
The Irish Youth Justice Service (IYJS) has published a new report ‘Designing Effective Local Responses to Youth Crime: A baseline analysis of the Garda Youth Diversion Projects’.
6th July 2009
FLAC recently published a new report which proposes far-reaching changes in how the justice system treats debtors.
23rd June 2009
Ireland must make a political and social choice regarding the numbers we want to send to prison - this was the message conveyed at the Open Forum event hosted by IPRT on 18th June 2009...
19th June 2009
IPRT welcomes the High Court ruling upholding a constitutional challenge regarding imprisonment of individuals unable to pay their debts.