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Constitutional Rights of Prisoners

by John W. Palmer

Anderson | January 1, 2010 | Trade Paperback |

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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. Part II contains briefs of judicial decisions related to the topics covered in the the text, in order to help the reader learn rule of law as well as the reasoning of the court that guides future court rulings. Appendices include Amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America, related court rulings, and a table of cases.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 950 Pages, 6.3 × 8.66 × 0.39 in

Published: January 1, 2010

Publisher: Anderson

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1593455038

ISBN - 13: 9781593455033

Found in: Social and Cultural Studies

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Constitutional Rights of Prisoners

Constitutional Rights of Prisoners

by John W. Palmer

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 950 Pages, 6.3 × 8.66 × 0.39 in

Published: January 1, 2010

Publisher: Anderson

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1593455038

ISBN - 13: 9781593455033

About the Book

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.

Part II contains briefs of judicial decisions related to the topics covered in the the text, in order to help the reader learn rule of law as well as the reasoning of the court that guides future court rulings.
Appendices include Amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America, related court rulings, and a table of cases.

Table of Contents

1. An Overview of the Judicial System

2. Administrative Law

3. Use of Force; Use of Corporal Punishment to Enforce Prison Discipline

4. Prisoners Rights to Visitation/Association; Searches

5. Prisoners Rights to Use of the Mail, Internet and Telephone

6. Isolated Confinement - "The Hole" and Administrative Segregation

7. Religion in Prison

8. Legal Services

9. Prisoner Disciplinary Proceedings

10. Right to Rehabilitation Programs, Right to Medical Aid,and Right to Life

11. Additional Litigation

12. Parole and Probation

13. Litigation against Government and Individuals

14. The Prison Litigation Reform Act

15. Selected Federal Statutes Affecting Prisoners

Part II: Judicial Decisions Relating to Part I

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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. Part II contains briefs of judicial decisions related to the topics covered in the the text, in order to help the reader learn rule of law as well as the reasoning of the court that guides future court rulings. Appendices include Amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America, related court rulings, and a table of cases.
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