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Limerick law students design database to monitor prison deaths

A database designed by a group of law students at the University of Limerick will be an important resource for the State, according to the Inspector of Prisons, Judge Michael Reilly. A report by UL researchers recommended that the Irish Prison Service or Inspector of Prisons produce a database to record information regarding deaths in prison custody.… Continue reading Limerick law students design database to monitor prison deaths

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Article: The Potential Negative Effects of Using Community Service Orders as an Alternative to Imprisonment for Fine Defaulters

This article was originally published on the School of Law blog https://criminaljusticeinireland.wordpress.com.  Article by Eoin Guilfoyle, Ph.D. Candidate, Centre for Crime Justice and Victim Studies, School of Law, University of Limerick // Original post Introduction Of the 12,489 offenders sentenced to imprisonment in Ireland in 2013, 8,121 were imprisoned for failing to pay a fine. In an attempt… Continue reading Article: The Potential Negative Effects of Using Community Service Orders as an Alternative to Imprisonment for Fine Defaulters