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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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Protecting Prisoners

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Rod MorganProfessor of Criminal Justice, Faculty of Law, University of Bristol, Malcolm E. EvansProfessor of Public International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Bristol

ISBN13: 9780198298212
ISBN: 0198298218
Published: September 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £92.00

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Prisoners are a uniquely vulnerable social group and protecting them from oppressive states has given rise to a complex web of standards generated by a variety of international mechanisms and processes. This work examines the most detailed and far-reaching set of custodial standards yet devised - those of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) - and relates them to those of other European and United Nations bodies.;The book also examines the reaction of selected Council of Europe member states - Belgium, France, Hungary, the Netherlands, Turkey, and the United Kingdom - to the application of those standards in CPT reports. This dual perspective provides a critical insight into the degree to which the development of international human rights law is having a practical impact on the situation of prisoners.

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Prison Law
1: Malcolm Evans and Rod Morgan: The CPT: An Introduction
2: Rod Morgan and Malcolm Evans: CPT Standards: An Overview
3: Wolfgang Peukert: The European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and the European Convention on Human Rights
4: Jim Murdoch: CPT Standards within the Context of the Council of Europe
5: Walter Suntinger: CPT and Other International Standards
6: Eric Prokosch: Amnesty International's 12-point Programme for the Prevention of Torture: An Example of NGO Standard Setting
7: Stephan Parmentier: The Validity and Impact of CPT Standards with Regard to Belgium
8: Roland Bank: The CPT in France
9: Agnes Kover: A Critical Review of the CPT's Visit to Hungary
10: Piet Van Reenan: Inspection and Quality Control: The CPT in The Netherlands
11: Semih Gemalmaz: The CPT and Turkey
12: Stephan Shaw: The CPT's Visits to the United Kingdom.