The Coordinator of PROVA Project, Professor Patrizia Meringolo, presented the aims and results of the Project to the Convention “Carcere e Giustizia, ripartire dalla Costituzione. Rileggendo Alessandro Margara” (Prison and Justice, restarting from the Constitution. Re-reading Alessandro Margara) held in Florence on February 8th-9th, 2019, and promoted by the Regional Ombudsman Office of Tuscany, Società della Ragione, Michelucci Foundation, CRS Foundation-Archivio Pietro Ingrao.
There has been a great discussion about the populist use of criminal justice and prison as weapons against social enemies. A practice that meets the new emphasis on the centrality of jail as the only sanction.
To "restart from the Constitution", following the ideas of Alessandro Margara, two fundamental issues arise today: the interweaving between criminal and politics, and the meaning that justice and detention have assumed in common sense.
The conference "Prison and Justice, restarting from the Constitution. Re-reading Alessandro Margara" has been prepared through thematic workshops to collect the most extensive possible contribution of ideas and encourage participation.
Professor Patrizia Meringolo co-coordinated the thematic workshop dedicated to "Cities and security" with Professor. Giancarlo Papa, President of Giovanni Michelucci Foundation.
On the occasion of the meetings for the thematic workshop, the Italian Guidelines of PROVA Project have been shared with all the participants.