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Solitary Confinement and the Role of the Courts in the USA and Ireland: Guest Lecture - Monday 18 September 2017

Professor Jules Lobel

Public Lecture:  The Crime and Punishment Research Group, School of Law is hosting a public lecture "Solitary Confinement and the Role of the Courts in the USA and Ireland" on Monday 18th September 2017 from 6:15 - 7:15 pm. 

The paper will be delivered by Professor Jules Lobel, University of Pittsburgh and Professor Mary Rogan, Trinity College Dublin.

Solitary confinement is under increasing scrutiny by international human rights bodies, penal policymakers, medical professionals, lawyers and the courts. The School of Law, Trinity College Dublin, will host a seminar to consider how the courts have acted to regulate the use of solitary confinement in the prisons of the United States and Ireland.


Venue: TRiSS Seminar Room, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin

To reserve a place please email lawevent at

  • ERC Prila

This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No [679362]