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Rights of the Accused under the Sixth Amendment by
Call Number: KF4558 6th .M37 2016
Publication Date: 2016-05-01
This essential resource takes a close look at The Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution and those key provisions which impact mightily on defendants in criminal prosecutions.
The book was authored by four noted legal professionals, each from different backgrounds (private practice of law, former prosecutors, academics, jurists) and from different parts of the nation. This fascinating book examines the wide range of essential criminal justice topics that fall within the scope of the Sixth Amendment.
This book is an essential resource for judges, academics, and lawyers working in the field. It offers fascinating historical perspective, modern interpretations, and insight on this critical component of the United States Constitution.
Alternatives, Reentry, & Prisons
Center for Community Alternatives
This site serves people in trouble: youth at risk; families in crisis; people struggling to address drug and alcohol problems and HIV and AIDS; and people who have been involved in the criminal justice system who are seeking community reintegration and productive, law-abiding lives. CCA endeavors to address these issues by emphasizing personal empowerment, self-respect and concern for one's community.
Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services. Offers information about the programs offered by CASES.
The Osborne Association
Information about programs aimed at adopting healthy lifestyles, reconnecting families, achieving economic independence of former inmates, reducing reliance on incarceration, and strengthening communities.
Alternatives to Incarceration (ATI) Programs
The Division of Probation and Correctional Alternatives (DPCA) funds and oversees a variety of pretrial services and correctional alternative programs throughout New York State, often referred to as Alternative to Incarceration or ATI programs. These programs may fall under the authority of governmental or non-profit agencies. They operate in conjunction with the criminal justice system in all New York State counties and the City of New York.
The Fortune Society
Provides contact information and an overview of the services offered for incarcerated or formerly incarcerated people (client services, housing, health, counseling, education, career development, family, alternative to incarceration, Drop-in center).
Greenhope Services for Women, Inc.
Greenhope will be a part of the Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform (the "Independent Commission") chaired by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman. Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced during her recent State of the City address that Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform will examine measures to improve the City’s criminal justice system and its incarceration practices.
Council of State Government (CSG) Justice Center
Founded in 1933, The Council of State Governments (CSG) is the nation’s only organization serving all three branches of state government. CSG is a region-based forum that fosters the exchange of insights and ideas to help state officials shape public policy. This offers unparalleled regional, national and international opportunities to network, develop leaders, collaborate and create problem-solving partnerships.
National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC)
he NRRC provides individualized and strategic guidance to recipients of Second Chance Act grants in order to maximize their efforts to reduce recidivism and help people succeed in their communities after they return from incarceration.
Women's Prison Association (WPA)
WPA works with women at all stages of criminal justice involvement. We promote alternatives to incarceration and help women living in the community to avoid arrest or incarceration by making positive changes in their lives. Inside prison and jail, we are a source of support to women and a resource to them as they plan for release. After incarceration, women come to WPA for help to build the lives they want for themselves and their families in the community.
The national and international community has put forth an effort to formulate minimum standards for prison administrations to follow.
Services for the Accused, Convicted, or Incarcerated
Correctional Association of New York
It is an independent, non-profit organization founded by citizens in 1844 and granted a unique authority by the New York State Legislature to inspect prisons and to report its findings and recommendations to the legislature, the public and the press.
Equal Justice Initiative
Provides legal representation to indigent defendants and prisoners who have been denied fair and just treatment in the legal system and prepares reports, newsletters and manuals to assist advocates and policymakers in the critically important work of reforming the administration of criminal justice.
Is located in Long Island City, NY.
It is a multi-faceted family service organization providing housing (permanent and transitional), and supportive services for women and their families involved in the criminal justice system.
Provides information about the causes of false convictions of innocent people, and methods to reform the accuracy of the criminal justice system.
Legal Action Center
Helping people rebuild their lives with dignity. Information about the organization, how to support LAC, programs, events, and contact information. Organization provides legal services, information about NYS and National Policy advocacy, national healthcare reform, national advocacy campaign, Liman policy research institute, training and technical assistance, and resources (free publications and webinars, newsletter, and links).
National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated
The National Resource Center on Children & Families of the Incarcerated
PLN - Prison Legal News
PLN is an independent monthly magazine that, since 1990, has provided review and analysis of prisoner rights, court rulings and news about prison issues. To access the website contents in its entirety, including articles, case briefs, and publications, a subscription service is necessary.
Pretrial Justice Institute
Provides information on its services (advocacy, training and technical assistance, improving research), offers resources on different aspects of the pretrial process and services (Archived Published Research, Bill Tracker, State Bail Laws, National Standards, Case Law).
Women's Advocate Ministry
Information about the organization, women in prison project (factsheets), news, how to help, newsletter, resources, and contact information.
Legal Sources / Bibliographies
Mass Incarceration and the "Degree of Civilization"
By Kevin Strutin. Published on September 4, 2012 on LLRX.com. An article / collection of annotated bibliography related to the issue of mass incarceration in the US.
Prisoners' Rights Law Resources
A gateway to information on prisoners' rights, including federal, state, and international primary and secondary sources, in print and online, with a particular focus on special populations and topical issues.