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Prison law

Author: Stephen Livingstone; Tim Owen; Alison Macdonald; Blinne Ní Ghrálaigh; Helen Law
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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This book offers a comprehensive outline of the legal rights and duties of prisoners. It sets out the law on such matters as discipline, visits, letters, release and conditions of imprisonment.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Livingstone, Stephen, 1961-
Prison law.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)760839458
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Livingstone; Tim Owen; Alison Macdonald; Blinne Ní Ghrálaigh; Helen Law
ISBN: 9780199211012 0199211019
OCLC Number: 226213667
Description: lxvi, 777 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. The Legal Framework and Administrative Structure of the Prison System ; 2. Avenues of Redress: Domestic Law ; 3. Avenues of Redress: International Law ; 4. Security Categorization and Allocation ; 5. Living Conditions in Prison ; 6. Healthcare in Prisons ; 7. Access to the Outside World and Maintenance of Family Contacts ; 8. Inter-prison Transfers and the Repatriation of Prisoners from Abroad ; 9. Prison Discipline ; 10. Maintaining Good Order and Discipline ; 11. Women Prisoners ; 12. Children and Young People ; 13. Release from Prison: Fixed Term Prisoners ; 14. The Life Sentence ; 15. Detention Under the Immigration Act ; 16. Conclusions: Prisons and the Law
Responsibility: [Stephen Livingstone, Tim Owen, Alison Macdonald ; contributors, Blinne Ni Ghralaigh, Helen Law].
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Prison Law is the leading text in its field, combining comprehensive coverage of the law with an unequalled guide to the full range of remedies available to prisoners. The fourth edition has been  Read more...

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