Dr Roisin Mulgrew

BA Corporate Law & LLB Phd

Contact Details

Lecturer Bar/College Lecturer
E: roisin.mulgrew@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher
 

Biography

Dr. Mulgrew completed a Bachelor of Corporate Law and LL.B. at the National University of Ireland, Galway before moving to the University of Nottingham to undertake an LL.M. in International Criminal Justice and Armed Conflict. With funding from the Economic and Social Research Council, she completed the MA in Socio-legal and Criminological Research and a PhD at the University of Nottingham School of Law.

Dr. Mulgrew was Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor in Law at the University of Nottingham between 2010 and 2020. She has previously been a tutor in international human rights law at NUIG and a Visiting Lecturer at the Irish Centre for Human Rights.

Dr Mulgrew is an expert in international penal law and human rights. She is currently working on a monograph entitled Release in International Criminal Law (Elgar Publishing) and book chapters analysing the human rights consequences of restrictions and the implications of the pandemic for international punishment for an edited collection on The Impact of COVID-19 on Prison Conditions and Penal Policy (Routledge, 2021).

Her monograph, Towards the Development of the International Penal System, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2013. Her research has also been published in a number of renowned peer-reviewed journals and edited collections. She co-edited the Research Handbook on the International Penal System (Elgar Publishing, 2016) and a special edition of International Criminal Law Review on ‘National Prosecutions of International crimes: Sentencing Practices and (Negotiated) Punishments’ in 2019. 
 

Dr Mulgrew has acted as an expert and consultant for a number of international penal policy and rights bodies and projects. These include the UN Office of Drugs and Crime, the Council of Europe’s Council for Penological Cooperation (PC-CP) and Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals, the EU Fundamental Rights Agency and the Euromed III Justice Project. She co-authored the Council of Europe’s 2012 Recommendation concerning foreign prisoners and the UN Handbook on the International Transfer of Sentenced Persons.

She has been a member of the EUROPRIS-CEP Expert Group on Foreign Nationals in Prison and Probation since 2013. She is also currently part of COST Action 18228 on Global Atrocity Justice Constellations and a member of the Research Advisory Panel for the UKRI project SAFESOC.

Books

  Year Publication
(2013) Towards the Development of the International Penal System.
Róisín Mulgrew (2013) Towards the Development of the International Penal System. Cambridge: Cambridge University Presss. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
(2016)
Róisín Mulgrew and Denis Abels (Ed.). (2016) Research Handbook on the International Penal System Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. [DOI] [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2018) 'The role of oversight in foreign-national only prisons: Countering the disapplication of rehabilitation'
Róisín Mulgrew (2018) 'The role of oversight in foreign-national only prisons: Countering the disapplication of rehabilitation'. Crime Law And Social Change, 70 :77-92 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'The international movement of prisoners'
Róisín Mulgrew (2011) 'The international movement of prisoners'. Criminal Law Forum, 22 (1):103-143 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'On the enforcement of sentences imposed by international courts: challenges faced by the Special Court for Sierra Leone'
Róisín Mulgrew (2009) 'On the enforcement of sentences imposed by international courts: challenges faced by the Special Court for Sierra Leone'. Journal Of International Criminal Justice, 7 (2):373-396 [DOI] [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2016) 'The costs of suspicion: a critical analysis of the compensation scheme established by Article 85(3) of the Rome Statute'
Róisín Mulgrew (2016) 'The costs of suspicion: a critical analysis of the compensation scheme established by Article 85(3) of the Rome Statute' In: Research Handbook on the International Penal System. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Releasing International Prisoners'
Róisín Mulgrew (2015) 'Releasing International Prisoners' In: Offender Release and Supervision: The role of courts and the use of discretion. The Netherlands: Wolf Legal Publishers. [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2016) 'Foreign Prisoners in Europe: An analysis of the 2012 Council of Europe Recommendation and its implications for international penal policy'
Róisín Mulgrew (2016) 'Foreign Prisoners in Europe: An analysis of the 2012 Council of Europe Recommendation and its implications for international penal policy' Review of International Law and Politics, 12 (1) :161-200. [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Projet sur vingt-cinq ans: une analyse du système de liberation conditionnelle du Tribunal special pour la Sierra Leone'
Róisín Mulgrew (2014) 'Projet sur vingt-cinq ans: une analyse du système de liberation conditionnelle du Tribunal special pour la Sierra Leone' Cahiers de la Sécurité et de la Justice, 27 :142-153. [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
(2014) Mary Rogan, Prison Policy in Ireland: Politics, Penal-Welfarism and Political Imprisonment.
Róisín Mulgrew (2014) Mary Rogan, Prison Policy in Ireland: Politics, Penal-Welfarism and Political Imprisonment. Book Review [DOI] [Details]

Consultancy

  Year Publication
(2010) Report on Consent in International Prisoner Transfers, PC-CP (2010) 21.
Róisín Mulgrew (2010) Report on Consent in International Prisoner Transfers, PC-CP (2010) 21. Consultancy [Details]

Manual

  Year Publication
(2012) UN Handbook on the International Transfer of Sentenced Persons.
Dirk van Zyl Smit and Róisín Mulgrew (2012) UN Handbook on the International Transfer of Sentenced Persons. Manual [Details]

Report

  Year Publication
(2015) Rehabilitation and mutual recognition – practice concerning EU law on transfer of persons sentenced or awaiting trial: UK Report.
Róisín Mulgrew and David Harris (2015) Rehabilitation and mutual recognition – practice concerning EU law on transfer of persons sentenced or awaiting trial: UK Report. Report [Details]