1st Irish Penology Symposium – 18th November 2011

6 Oct

 

 

1st Irish Penology Symposium

Law Faculty, Griffith College Cork, Friday 18th Nov. 2011

Organisers: Clíodhna Dineen, Head of Law, GCC and Dr. Liam Leonard, IT Sligo

09.00 am: WELCOME & REGISTRATION

 

Tea/Coffee available all day

 

09.30 – 11.00 am:

 

Welocme and Opening Speech:

 

Clíodnha Dinneen & Liam Leonard

 

Women with Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System in Northern Ireland

 

Elizabeth Craig, University of Ulster

 

Sentencing in the Children Court: An Evaluation in Light of the Fair Trial Rights of the Child

 

Sarah Jane Judge, Griffith College Dublin

 

The Mandatory Death Penalty in a Modern Society

 

Jacinta Victor John, Griffith College Dublin and TCD

 

11.30 – 13.00 pm:

 

What the Literature is saying about Crime and Prisons: The Challenges to Penology and Criminology

 

Dr. Liam Leonard  I.T Sligo  & Tatiana Kelly, NUI G

 

The Universality of Suffrage: A Prisoner’s Right to Vote

 

Paul Gavin, King’s College London

 

13.00 – 14.00 pm:         LUNCH ON CAMPUS

 

14.00 – 15.30 pm:

 

The Irish Innocence Project

 

David Langwallner, Dean of Law, Griffith College

 

Contemporary themes in Irish Penal Policy: the Relationship between research and policy

 

Jane Mulcahy & Liam Herrick, Irish Prison Reform Trust (IPRT)

 

Towards an understanding of organisational change in the Irish Prison Service

 

Assistant Chief Officer Jim Howe, Irish Prison Service Training and Development Center, Beladd House, Portlaoise

 

16.15 – 17.00 pm:

 

Keynote Speaker – Dr. Ciarán McCullagh, UCC

 

‘Prisons and the failure to reform’

 

Closing Speech:

 

Clíodnha Dinneen & Liam Leonard


 

Tel: 353 (0) 21/4507027

 

Email:  law@gcc.ie

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