Strasbourg Observers

View posts from: Ilnseher v. Germany

  • Guest Blogger

Preventive detention as a “penalty” in the case of Ilnseher v. Germany

November 10, 2017

By Emilie Rebsomen, Méryl Recotillet and Caroline Teuma (Aix-Marseille University)  The internment of mentally ill offenders has a long history. The first safety measures were envisaged in the writings of the criminologists of the 18th and 19th century. Since then, various and varied security and safety measures have been introduced, security internment being one of […]