Prisoner Rights & Resources

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Prisoners are entitled to fundamental rights under the Constitution, and they need to know what those rights are and how to protect them. See below for the Prisoners Rights and Resources Section which contains links to a variety of national resources related to corrections and the rights of those incarcerated.

Talk to an Attorney about Prisoners' Rights

There are many resources available to prisoners concerning their rights. This is critical since inmates can face complicated situations including harsh conditions like inadequate facilities and potential threats of abuse. If you or someone you know is dealing with similar situations, then you should talk to an experienced civil rights attorney today.

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