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Publication • August 23, 2016
Something Inside So Strong, USHRN, 2003 Labi Siffre, Something Inside So Strong This report is distributed by the U.S. Human Rights Network. To order additional copies or to download the report, visit the network website at: www.ushrnetwork.org SOMETHING INSIDE SO STRONG A R E S O U R C E ...
Publication • August 10, 2016
Legal Guide for INS Detainees, American Bar Association, (undated) Defending Liberty Pursuing Justice A LEGAL GUIDE FOR INS DETAINEES: ACTIONS BROUGHT AGAINST INS OR OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE OR LOSS American Bar Association Commission on Immigration Policy, Practice, and Pro Bono 740 15th Street, ...
Publication • July 26, 2016
How to Win Prison Disciplinary Hearings, Parmelee, 1996 The Only SelfDefense Manual for Sate & ederal Prisoners Ofli ing P oven Methods That Wor By e Dear Readers: I am sure you may "be noticing some content and fonnat changes in this manual compared to others previously shipped. The reason ...
Publication • February 16, 2016
Report on the Human Rights Situation in the US, Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2012 MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION REPORT ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Moscow, 2012 Contents Introduction…………………………………………………………………… 3 U.S. participation in the international treaties and conventions on human ...
Publication • February 12, 2016
PA Prison Resource Guide 2007 Welcome to the 2007 Edition of the Pennsylvania Prison Directory Action ! A super huge THANKS A MILLION goes to the people who helped us put together the info for this guide. Jerome Coffey, Terry Harper, Michale Anderson, Mark Stephenson, Theresa Battles, Avis Lee, Robert ...
Article • September 24, 2015 • from PLN October, 2015
Filed under: Resources
Criminal Justice Resources by Criminal Justice Resources Amnesty International Compiles information about prisoner torture, beatings, rape, etc. to include in reports about U.S. prison conditions; also works on death penalty issues. Contact: Amnesty International, 5 Penn Plaza, New York NY 10001 (212) 807-8400. www.amnestyusa.org Black and Pink Black and Pink ...
Article • December 3, 2014 • from PLN December, 2014
Filed under: Reviews, Resources
Battling the Administration: An Inmate’s Guide to a Successful Lawsuit, by David J. Meister by Gary Hunter Battling the Administration: An Inmate’s Guide to a Successful Lawsuit, by David J. Meister (Wynword Press, April 2014). 566 pages, $34.95 paperback Book review by Gary Hunter When asked what the first step ...
Article • December 3, 2014 • from PLN December, 2014
Filed under: Reviews, Resources
The Best 500 Nonprofit Organizations for Prisoners and Their Families (2nd Ed.), edited by George Kayer by Gary Hunter The Best 500 Nonprofit Organizations for Prisoners and Their Families (2nd Ed.), edited by George Kayer (CreateSpace Independent Publishing, July 2014). 130 pages, $18.99 Book review by Gary Hunter Help! For ...
Article • October 15, 2012 • from PLN October, 2012
Criminal Law in a Nutshell, 5th Ed., by Arnold H. Loewy (West Law School, 2009). 387 pages, $38.00 by John Dannenberg Book review by John E. Dannenberg Loewy, a law professor, warns his students not to substitute reading this book for doing the hard work of mastering course material in ...
Article • October 15, 2012 • from PLN October, 2012
Advanced Criminal Procedure in a Nutshell, 2nd Ed., by Mark E. Cammack and Norman M. Garland (Thomson West, 2006). 505 pages, $38.00 by John Dannenberg Book review by John E. Dannenberg Advanced Criminal Procedure in a Nutshell is an informative book that covers procedural aspects of a criminal case after ...
Article • August 15, 2012 • from PLN August, 2012
Texas: Helping HIV+ Prisoners Receive Post-Release Meds by by Matt Clarke When Diana Harris was released from a Texas prison more than a decade ago, she received no information on how to continue her regimen of HIV medication. The prison issued her a 10-day supply of meds and when that ...
Article • January 15, 2012 • from PLN January, 2012
Review: Directory of Inmate Shopping Services E-Commerce by Michael Brodheim by Mike Brodheim DiSSE, short for Directory of Inmate Shopping Services E-Commerce, promotes itself as “America’s largest inmate shopping guide.” Edited by George Kayer, currently on death row in Arizona, DiSSE is a compilation of companies, organizations and individuals who ...
Article • October 15, 2011 • from PLN October, 2011
Jail Guitar Doors, USA Offers Free Musical Instruments to Prisons by Bruce Reilly Long before words there was the drum, the beat, the foundation of all communication. Some drummers and musicians communicate through the most finely crafted instruments of their day. For the prisoner it is typically the sound of ...
Article • September 15, 2011
Working (with) the Media by Paul Wright By Paul Wright There are two types of lawyers, those who love the media, promptly return calls, are proactive about publicizing their cases, causes and clients, and those who fear the media. Some lawyers see the media as an enemy, hostile to their ...
Article • August 15, 2011 • from PLN August, 2011
Habeas Hints: Expert Testimony in Habeas Cases by Kent A. Russell by Kent Russell This column provides “Habeas Hints” to prisoners who are considering or handling habeas corpus petitions as their own attorneys (“in pro per”). The focus of the column is on habeas corpus under AEDPA, the 1996 habeas ...
Article • May 15, 2011 • from PLN May, 2011
Select Legal Topics, by Andrew J. Schatkin, 
University Press of America, 625 pp (Sept. 2009), $69.95 by Matthew Clarke Select Legal Topics, by Andrew J. Schatkin, 
University Press of America, 625 pp (Sept. 2009), $69.95 Book Review by Matt Clarke The overwhelming characteristic of Select Legal Topics: Civil, Criminal, Federal, ...
Article • October 15, 2010 • from PLN October, 2010
Prisoners’ Self-Help Litigation Manual, 4th Edition, by John Boston and Daniel Manville, Oxford University Press, 960 Pages, $39.95 by Paul Wright Reviewed by Paul Wright The Prisoners’ Self-Help Litigation Manual (PSHLM) by Dan Manville first appeared in 1983. It was designed to give prisoners an overview of the legal system, ...
Innocence Project Report on Compensation and Reentry Services for Exonerated Prisoners by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke The Innocence Project was founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at New York’s Yeshiva University. Since that time the Innocence ...
U.S. DOJ Calls Houston Jail Unconstitutional, Prisoner Death Rate Alarming by Gary Hunter As a follow-up to PLN’s October 2009 cover story, this article examines in greater detail findings by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) related to conditions at the Harris County jail in Houston, Texas. From 2001 through ...
Education for Persons in Detention—A Human Right by Jimmy Franks The positive correlation between increased education and lowered recidivism rates is a long-established fact. Even so, governments worldwide are not always willing or even able to insure that the men, women and children housed in various detention facilities are given ...
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