Dr.Sc. Mario Antinucci

History and history of Europe | Language and Literature | Philosophy. Psychology. Religion | Political science | Social Sciences

Life sentence penalty covers a diverse range of practices, from the most severe form of life imprisonment without parole, in which a person is sentenced to die in prison so long as their sentence stands, to more indeterminate sentences in which at the time of sentencing it is not clear how long the sentenced person will spend in prison. Dealing with the question whether the extradition of a person to a foreign state where is accused of a crime for which a sentence of life imprisonment can be imposed can potentially violate article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights. What all these sentences have in common, however, is that at the time the sentence is passed, a person is liable to be detained for the rest of his or her natural life. We all know “The United Nations Standard Minimum Rules” and relevant international instruments on the rehabilitation of imprisonment, but at the moment more than 73 States in the world retain life imprisonment as a penalty for offences committed while under the age of 18. General perspective of criminal justice reform in Latin America should take into a right account the meaning of life - imprisonment penalty under article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which prohibits torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

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Penal reform in Africa: The case of prison chaplaincy
HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies 2017 (https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v73i3.4525)
Penal reform is a challenge across the world. In Africa, those who are incarcerated are especially vulnerable and often deprived of basic human rights. Prison conditions are generally dire, resources are limited, and at times undue force is used to c...

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Common Traits of Punitive and Patriarchal Power
Revista Colombiana de Sociología 2016 (https://doi.org/10.15446/rcs.v39n1.56340)
The punitive power manifested especially in the existence and use of prisons, but also generally (in relation to itself and other persons, in the family, school, business, etc.), is intimately involved with patriarchy: it emerges from it and for it. ...

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