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Title: REMEDIES AND MECHANISMS FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE UN (UNITED NATIONS) STANDARD MINIMUM RULES FOR THE TREATMENT OF PRISONERS AND SIMILAR GUARANTIES AND PRINCIPLES OF OFFENDER TREATMENT - A MULTINATIONAL COMPARISON AND...
Author(s): R E WEBB
Corporate Author: American Bar Assoc
Cmssn on Correctional Facilities and Services
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 41
Sponsoring Agency: American Bar Assoc
Washington, DC 20036
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

American Bar Assoc
Cmssn on Correctional Facilities and Services
1800 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS PAPER DESCRIBES AND REPORTS UPON ENFORCEMENT ARRANGEMENTS IMPLEMENTED BY UNITED NATIONS MEMBER STATES SINCE THE ADOPTION OF ITS STANDARD MINIMUM RULES FOR TREATMENT OF OFFENDERS IN 1955.
Abstract: THE FOCUS IS ON PARTICULAR AND SPECIALIZED METHODS OF ENFORCEMENT THAT HAVE EVOLVED EITHER WITHIN THE COURTS OR THROUGH ADMINISTRATIVE OR INSPECTION TYPE AGENCIES TO ASSURE THAT OBLIGATIONS ARE BEING MET AND THAT A FORUM EXISTS TO CONSIDER COMPLAINTS AND ALLEGATIONS OF VIOLATION OF SUCH GUARANTEES AS HAVE BEEN ENACTED. AN ANALYSIS OF ADMINISTRATIVE AND QUASI-ADMINISTRATIVE INSTITUTIONS REVEALS THE ESTABLISHMENT OF INSTITUTIONS SUCH AS THE SCANDINAVIAN OMBUDSMAN AND THE SOCIALIST PROCURATOR WHICH ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR INSURING ADMINISTRATIVE OBSERVANCE OF HUMAN RIGHTS. THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION AND THE INTER-AMERICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS ARE CITED AS REGIONAL CONVENTIONS WHICH HAVE BEEN EFFECTIVE IN INFLUENCING LEGAL DECISIONS IN THE AREA OF PRISONERS' RIGHTS. THE JUDICIAL REMEDIES EXAMINED ARE THE INMATE-PRISON LITIGATION IN THE UNITED STATES FEDERAL COURTS AND THE CREATION OF FRENCH AND ITALIAN SUPERVISING JUDGES TO SUPERVISE PRISON SENTENCES AND CONTROL THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THEY ARE SERVED. A LIST OF SOURCES IS PROVIDED. A PRELIMINARY DRAFT OF THIS REPORT IS AVAILABLE AS NCJ-16772.
Index Term(s): Comparative analysis; Prisoner's rights; Regulations; Standards; United Nations (UN)
Note: PREPARED FOR THE SECOND MEETING OF THE UNITED NATIONS WORKING GROUP OF EXPERTS ON THE STANDARD MINIMUM RULES FOR THE TREATMENT OF PRISONERS - ACADEMY FOR CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS, NOV 18-22, 1974.
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