Making progress with penal reform
|Title:||Making progress with penal reform||Authors:||O'Donnell, Ian||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6339||Date:||Jul-2013||Abstract:||Comments on recommendations by the Sub-Committee on Penal Reform supporting a reversal of the expansionist approach to imprisonment in Ireland through: (1) the adoption of a decarceration strategy; (2) substituting community service for prison terms of less than six months for non-violent offences; (3) increasing the standard rate of remission; (4) provision of a modern legislative framework for all forms of early release; and (5) a rebalancing of the system, with greater use being made of open prison and all prisoners being held in decent conditions.||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Round Hall||Journal:||Irish Criminal Law Journal||Volume:||23||Issue:||3||Start page:||66||End page:||69||Copyright (published version):||2013 Thomson Reuters Ireland||Keywords:||Ireland; Penology; Prison conditions; Sentencing||Other versions:||http://www.westlaw.ie/||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed|
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