Constitutional Rights of Prisoners

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Routledge, Apr 6, 2010 - Law - 950 pages
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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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Contents

Chapter 2 Administrative Law
21
Chapter 3 Use of Force Use of Corporal Punishment to Enforce Prison Discipline
31
Chapter 4 Prisoners Rights to VisitationAssociation Searches
49
Chapter 5 Prisoners Rights to Use of the Mail Internet and Telephone
69
Chapter 6 Isolated ConfinementThe Hole and Administrative Segregation
99
Chapter 7 Religion in Prison
121
Chapter 8 Legal Services
165
Chapter 9 Prisoner Disciplinary Proceedings
193
Chapter 12 Parole and Probation
301
Chapter 13 Litigation against Government and Individuals
349
Chapter 14 The Prison Litigation Reform Act
411
Chapter 15 Selected Federal Statutes Affecting Prisoners
441
Part II Judicial Decisions Relating to Part I
451
Appendices
881
Table of Cases for Part I
901
Index
933

Chapter 10 Right to Rehabilitation Programs Right to Medical Aid and Right to Life
219
Chapter 11 Additional Litigation
259

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Palmer, Associate Professor, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota.

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