Rights of Prisoners provides practitioners, judges, and corrections officials with a balanced and comprehensive treatment of prisoners' rights issues. It covers the law affecting prisoners and their rights, and the latest developments resulting from the increase in prison litigation. This title discusses civil disabilities, AIDS, drugs, environmental and toxic tort law, and “Son of Sam” laws. Additionally, it provides in-depth analysis of related Supreme Court decisions, with special attention paid to the application of First, Fourth, and Eighth Amendment rights as applied to corrections facilities.

Other topics covered in Rights of Prisoners include:

  • Basic entitlements, Equal protection clause, Prison labor
  • Control in prison, Transfers, Detainers, Prisoners in the community
  • Access to courts, Access to the media, And more

Table of Contents:

Volume 1

  • Chapter
    1. Prisoners' Rights-Historical Background and General Overview
    2. The Eighth Amendment—Solitary Confinement, Prevention of Violence, Protection Against Overcrowding, and Provision of the Necessities of Life
    3. The Eighth Amendment: Medical Care
    4. Equal Protection Clause-Discrimination Issues
    5. Communication and Expression: Speech in Prison
    6. First Amendment Rights: Religion
    7. Prison Labor
  • Volume 2
    1. Fourth Amendment Rights: Privacy and Related Issues
    2. Disciplinary Proceedings
    3. Classifications, Transfers, and Detainers
    4. Access to Courts
    5. Visiting
    6. Personal Correspondence: Mail, Telephone, Email
    7. Access to the Media
  • Volume 3
    1. Civil Disabilities
    2. The Prison Litigation Reform Act and In Forma Pauperis Proceedings
    3. Private Prisons

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Thomson Reuters Right of Prisoners (In 4 Vols) by Michael B. Mushlin (HB)

  • Publisher: Thomson Reuters
  • Book Code: 9789384746155
  • Availability: Out Of Stock
  • Rs6,500.00

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