Making progress with penal reform

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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
Copyright (published version): 2013 Thomson Reuters Ireland
Keywords: Ireland;Penology;Prison conditions;Sentencing
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Law Research Collection

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