Dr Avril Brandon and Dr Louise Kennefick contribute to European Report on Impact of COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 09:30

A European report entitled ‘The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on non-custodial sanctions and measures has recently been published. In this report Dr Avril Brandon and Dr Louise Kennefick of the Maynooth University School of Law and Criminology examined the impact of Covid-19 on non-custodial sanctions in Ireland. It was completed with the support of the Irish Probation Service. 
The report was funded by the International Penal and Penitentiary Foundation (IPPF) as part of the project ‘Addressing gaps in the implementation and management of alternatives to imprisonment and post-release support during the COVID-19 global pandemic.’ It was overseen by the Faculty of Law at University of Coimbra and Penal Reform International.