Electronically monitored punishment

Edited by Mike Nellis (University of Strathclyde, UK), Kristel Beyens (Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium) and Dan Kaminski (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium) Since the 1980’s. electronic monitoring has been succesfully introduced in a number of countries worldwide. Much of the literature on electronic monitoring has been produced by officials and reasearchers directly involved in the … Continued

Offender release and supervision: The role of Courts and the use of discretion

In some jurisdictions, early release is automatic at a certain point in time; in others, it is discretionarily decided by a court or an executive authority; others still have a mixed system and, increasingly, others opt for mandatory post-release supervision with the hope of better controlling dangerous offenders. In some cases, due process applies and … Continued