Dr Mary Rogan BL is a practising barrister and teaches law in Dublin Institute of Technology.
She is an internationally recognised and published author on prison policy, prison law and prisoners’ rights. She is the author of the only text on Irish prison policy, which was published by Routledge in 2011, as well as several articles on aspects of prison law. Mary Rogan is the Chairperson of the Irish Penal Reform Trust and is on the Board of the Irish Association for the Social Integration of Offenders. She is well known for her expertise on prison issues and regularly consulted on and instructed in prison law cases.
The author is a high profile figure in the area of prison policy and prison law, with connections within academia, the legal profession, and penal reform activists.