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Prisoners' Rights Law Resources: Resources by Topic

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.


U.S. Prisons

Due Process

Prison Conditions

Life Sentences & Capital Punishment

Re-Entry to Society

Legal Services/Libraries

Voting Rights


Qualified Immunity of Law & Corrections Personnel

Communications & Mail

Families & Visitation

Women in Prison

Grievances: Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies