Legal notice


Réseau européen d’action et de recherche en Contentieux Pénitentiaire (RCP)
European Prison Litigation Network (EPLN)

RCP (or EPLN) is an association under French law of 1st juillet 1901

SIRET : 800 075 806 00011

RNA (National Register of Associations) : W751221030

Registrated at :

21 ter rue Voltaire
75011 Paris, France



Director of publication : Marc Nève, President of RCP, 21 ter rue Voltaire, 75011 Paris, France

Codirector of publication : Christine Graebsch, Professor at the Dortmund University for Applied Sciences and Arts


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