Constitutional Rights of PrisonersBy
- John Palmer, Of Counsel, Yavitch and Palmer Columbus, Ohio
This text details critical information on all aspects of prison litigation, including information on trial and appeal, conditions of isolated confinement, access to the courts, parole, right to medical aid and liabilities of prison officials. Highlighted topics include application of the Americans with Disabilities Act to prisons, protection given to HIV-positive inmates, and actions of the Supreme Court and Congress to stem the flow of prison litigation. Part II contains Judicial Decisions Relating to Part I.
Students and professionals in the criminal justice field. Correctional libraries.
Paperback, 950 Pages
Published: January 2010
Imprint: Anderson Publishing
1. An Overview of the Judicial System
2. Administrative Law
3. Use of Force; Use of Corporal Punishment to Enforce Prison Discipline4. Prisoners Rights to Visitation/Association; Searches
5. Prisoners Rights to Use of the Mail, Internet and Telephone6. Isolated Confinement - "The Hole" and Administrative Segregation
7. Religion in Prison8. Legal Services
9. Prisoner Disciplinary Proceedings10. Right to Rehabilitation Programs, Right to Medical Aid,and Right to Life
11. Additional Litigation12. Parole and Probation
13. Litigation against Government and Individuals14. The Prison Litigation Reform Act
15. Selected Federal Statutes Affecting PrisonersPart II: Judicial Decisions Relating to Part I