Prison Laws, or Prisoners' Rights Laws, derive from both federal and state law
sources and govern the establishment and administration of prisons and the ...
AELE Library of Case Summaries from the. Jail and prisoner Law Bulletin
Corrections Law for Jails, Prisons and Detention Facilities ...
Prisons and Prisoner's rights: an overviewFederal and state laws govern the ...
Clause of the 14th Amendment has been held to apply to prison inmates.
outreach program at BYU Law
School allows its students to get a feel for the practice of law
while serving a traditionally underserved community--prisoners.
Similar inmate programs exist in law
schools throughout the country, and many, including BYU's, concentrat... More »
The Prison Law Office: Protecting the Constitutional Rights of California Prisoners
through Class Action Litigation, Legal Services and Advocacy.
Example: In 1995, a federal court in Massachusetts found that inmates'
constitutional rights were violated when they were held in a 150-year-old prison
that was ...
The sheriff or jail administrator has all the powers, duties, and responsibilities
with regard to keeping prisoners and operating the jail that are given by law to
Marijuana possession remains a federal offense, and the federal law applies to
offenses ... Possession of marijuana is punishable by up to one year in jail and a
The department of rehabilitation and correction may, by rule, revise, alter, or
amend the minimum standards for jails in Ohio to reflect changes in case law or ...