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NCJ Number: 10728 Find in a Library
Title: RIGHTS OF PRISONERS - THE BASIC ACLU (AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION) GUIDE TO A PRISONER'S RIGHTS
Author(s): D RUDOVSKY
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 128
Sponsoring Agency: Avon Books
New York, NY 10019
Publication Number: U
Sale Source: Avon Books
959 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10019
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DESIGNED FOR USE BY THE PRISON INMATE AND OTHER NONSPECIALISTS, THIS BOOK SETS FORTH PRISONERS' RIGHTS AND SUGGESTS HOW THEY CAN BE PROTECTED.
Abstract: THIS GUIDE WAS PUBLISHED TO ENCOURAGE AMERICANS TO RECOGNIZE AND EXERCISE THEIR RIGHTS. IT WAS PLANNED TO AID THOSE PEOPLE DIRECTLY AFFECTED AND IS THEREFORE IN QUESTION AND ANSWER FORMAT. THE GUIDE SEEKS TO RAISE THE LARGEST ISSUES AND TO BE INFORMATIVE ON THE BASIC LAW ON THE SUBJECT. THE TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE PRISONERS' RIGHTS AT PRISON DISCIPLINARY HEARINGS AND OTHER DUE PROCESS ISSUES, THE QUESTION OF TREATMENT AND CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT, FREE COMMUNICATION, ACCESS TO THE COURTS AND THE PROBLEMS OF PRISON CENSORSHIP, RELIGIOUS AND RACIAL DISCRIMINATION, PAROLE, CONFINEMENT, AND POLITICAL RIGHTS.
Index Term(s): Constitutional Rights/Civil Liberties; Correctional institutions (adult); Cruel and unusual punishment; Inmates; Judicial decisions; Prisoner's rights; Public information; Reference materials; Right of privacy
Note: KF9730.R8
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