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£215.00

Hardback

Published: 25 June 2015

752 Pages

246x171mm

ISBN: 9780199688432


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A new practitioner law publication

Introduction

Livingstone, Owen, and Macdonald on Prison Law

Fifth Edition

Edited by Tim Owen QC and Alison Macdonald

  • The leading text in its field.
  • Offers unique breadth and depth of coverage of the laws relating to prisoners in a single, comprehensive volume.
  • Increased coverage of issues relating to women and children in detention, and those detained under immigration powers.
  • Gives clear, authoritative guidance on the large body of case law generated in this area since the previous edition.

New to this Edition:

  • Covers all significant Strasbourg prison cases, including their policy ramifications in the UK
  • Covers the vast number of changes to the regime for release on licence for fixed term and indeterminate sentence prisoners, including life sentence prisoners
  • Updated coverage of the Equality Act and its application in the prison context
  • Increased coverage of issues relating to women and children in detention, and those detained under immigration powers
  • Increased coverage of the issues raised by litigation involving private prisons and contractors

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