10th February 2021
The Irish Penal Reform Trust and the Irish Criminal Bar Association hosted a seminar on The Prison Rules: Current Impact and Opportunities for Reform online on Thursday 25th February 2021 at 4pm, via Zoom.
The event was the first in IPRT’s 2021 Prison Law Seminar Series and examined the role of the Irish Prison Rules in vindicating prisoners’ rights, the process by which the Rules are amended and the opportunities for strengthening the protection they offer to prisoners.
IPRT also launched an updated ‘Know Your Rights – Your Rights as a Prisoner’ guide at the seminar.
The seminar was chaired by Professor Mary Rogan, President of the International Penal and Penitentiary Foundation and Principal Investigator of the PRILA project.
The running order for the event was as follows:
Short break (5 minutes)
IPRT's Legal & Public Affairs Programme is supported through a donor-advised fund of the Community Foundation for Ireland.