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Prison Law By Tim Owen, QC

Prison Law
by Tim Owen, QC

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Prison law consists of a body of rules and regulations drawn from other recognized legal categories such as constitutional law, civil liberties and administrative law. This volume outlines and analyzes prison law, gathering together the essential legal references.
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Prison Law: Text and Materials by Tim Owen, QC

Prison law consists of a body of rules and regulations drawn from other recognized legal categories such as constitutional law, civil liberties and administrative law. As such, the law governing the administration of prisons and prisoners' rights is not separate from the mainstream of English law, but the unusual and complex arena in which these rules operate make them worthy of study as a separate entity. This book sets out and analyzes prison law, gathering together the essential legal references.

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Table of Contents


Introduction to prison law; the legal framework and administrative structure of the prison system; legal and non-legal avenues of redress in the UK; international law avenues of redress; living conditions in prison; access to the outside world and maintenance of family contacts; prison discipline; maintain good order and discipline; release from prison; conclusion - prisons and the law. Appendices: Prison Act 1952; Prison Rules 1964 - Young Offender Institution Rules 1988, the European Prison Rules 1987; Standing Order 3D - offences, adjudications and punishments, Standing Orders 3E - management of violent or refractory prisoners, Standing Order 4 - facilities, Standing Order 5 - communications; Circular Instruction 26/1990 - Circular Instruction 37/1990; the European Convention on Human Rights - European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment; Criminal Justice Act 1991 Part II - the Parole Board Rules 1992, extracts from Standing Order 3C; framework document for the prison service - sections 84-92 Criminal Justice Act 1991 and Schedule 10.

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GOR003635942
Prison Law: Text and Materials by Tim Owen, QC
Tim Owen, QC
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1994-01-01
583
019876264X
9780198762645
N/A
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