A one-day Symposium on Prison Crowding and its Implications for Human Rights

Date: 
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Location: 
Ottawa Ottawa, ON
Canada
Event Description: 

The John Howard Society of Canada, in collaboration with the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies, the Canadian Bar Association, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, the Centre for Global Challenges, the Criminal Lawyers’ Association, and the National Associations Active in Criminal Justice


Presents


A one-day Symposium on Prison Crowding and its Implications for Human Rights


Objective:  To focus attention on the existence of prison crowding in Canada and explore its legal implications, along with potential remedies.


Saturday, August 25, 2012


University of Ottawa Campus


What:  the Symposium will feature panel discussions of experts and practitioners on 1) the evolution of protections and international standards; 2) current conditions in Canadian correctional institutions; 3) current Canadian legal standards; 4) remedies for overcrowding; and 5) representing the inmate as client.


Price:  $200.00 ($175.00 if registered before June 15, 2012)


For further details contact:


Howard Bebbington, (613) 728-2018, hhbebbington@rogers.com; or Graham Stewart, (613) 389-1737, gstewart8@cogeco.ca.


To register for the Symposium contact: Mary Lou Howarth, (613) 384-6272, mhowarth@johnhoward.ca.