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Prisoners and the Law 4th ed isbn 9781847662514

Prisoners and the Law 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9781845920029
ISBN: 1845920023
New Edition ISBN: 184766251X
Previous Edition ISBN: 0406911053
Published: February 2005
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Announced with isbn - 0406971404
Prisoners and the Law covers the treatment of prisoners from remand to release, with special attention to prison discipline, parole, life sentences and prison conditions. This much acclaimed guide is essential reading for criminal practitioners as well as prison lawyers, providing easily accessible information on all aspects of prisoners' rights.

This new edition has been completely revised to take account of the major changes and developments in prison law over the last 5 years, including:-

  • the new National Offender Management System;
  • the Civil Justice Act 2003;
  • the updated Parole Board Rules;
  • changes to life sentencing laws;
  • European Court decisions
  • the impact of the Human Rights Act.

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Subjects:
Prison Law
Contents:
Introduction
Legislation
Basic legal remedies
Statutory agencies and non-governmental organisations
Types of prison
Categorisation, allocation and sentence planning
Requests and complaints procedure
Prison discipline
Rights and privileges
Prison conditions
Life sentences
Parole and release
Legal aid
Prisoners' property claims
Personal injury and assaut claims
Applications for judicial review
Criminal offences in prison
The Human Rights Act 1998 and the European Convention on Human Rights