The Huge Problem With For-Profit Prisons http://testu.be/1UKhQ6r
There are more than 1.5 million people incarcerated in the United States. So, we were wondering, what rights do prisoners have?
U.S. Jails More People Than Any Other Country: Chart of the Day
“The U.S. has the world’s highest incarceration rate, with Department of Justice data showing more than 2.2 million people are behind bars, equal to a city the size of Houston.”
The Jailhouse Lawyer’s Handbook How to Bring a Federal Lawsuit to Challenge Violations of Your Rights in Prison
“This Handbook explains how a prisoner can start a lawsuit in federal court, to fight against mistreatment and bad conditions in prison.”
Ban on Prison Beards Violates Muslim Rights, Supreme Court Says
“The Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously ruled that Arkansas corrections officials had violated the religious liberty rights of Muslim inmates by forbidding them to grow beards.”
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