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Prisoners' Rights Law Resources: Prison Rights Organizations

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.

Organizations on Prison Issues

Organizations identified below include prominent human rights groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union, Human Rights Watch, and Amnesty International; the American Bar Association special interest groups; Americans for Effective Law Enforcement (AELE); the American Correctional Association representing prison employees; and more. Links to publications of these groups are found by topic on other pages of this guide.

U.S. Organizations