• Margaret Fitzgerald O’Reilly


The final chapter of this book ties the various legal and criminological elements of the book together in order to derive conclusions as to the current approach taken towards ex-offenders. It further examines the European Criminal Records Information System (ECRIS) with a view to determining the increasing emphasis upon monitoring offenders on a cross-jurisdictional scale and the potential consequences of this. The chapter aims to provide an overall review and evaluation of the consequences of having a criminal record in light of its use and retention, not simply in the Irish context, but from a broader international perspective also.


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  • Margaret Fitzgerald O’Reilly
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  1. 1.University of LimerickLimerickIreland

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