Jean Monnet Network on enforcement of EU law (EULEN)

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Prisons in Europe, Europe in Prisons (by Christos Papachristopoulos)

Christos’ research explores the necessity, feasibility and desirability of EU action on national prison systems. Traditionally, the governance of detention has belonged to the sovereign state. Prisons across Europe present, therefore, considerable disparities; in many states, penal systems are struggling with structural deficiencies, which result in systemic human rights violations. This reality directly undermines the…

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