Paris Institute of Criminology and Criminal Law
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The Paris Institute of Criminology and Criminal Law is the oldest laboratory of criminal law and criminology in France. It represents the French national scientific section of the Messine-Intercenter, an advisory body to the United Nations and the Council of Europe.
Studies carried out by the Paris Institute of Criminology and Criminal Law focus on the following topics:
- recidivism and minimum sentences,
- prison environment and prisoner rights,
- sentences and prison therapies,
- criminal responsibility and medical ethics,
The Paris Institute of Criminology and Criminal Law organises numerous events and produces several publications:
- The "day events" organised by the Institute and Round Tables are symposiums open to the public, the date of which is posted and whose work is published.
- "Questions judiciaires" (Legal questions), collection of works compiled by Frédéric Debove.
- "Essais de philosophie pénale et de criminologie" (Essays on criminal philosophy and criminology), compiled by Philippe Conte and Stamatios Tzitzis, published by Éditions Dalloz.
The Institute disposes of a library.