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NCJ Number: 31228 Find in a Library
Title: PRISONER TRANSFERS AND DUE PROCESS
Author(s): A W TURNER
Corporate Author: National Assoc of Attorneys General
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 25
Sponsoring Agency: National Assoc of Attorneys General
Washington, DC 20001
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DISCUSSION OF FEDERAL COURT DECISIONS DEALING WITH THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF INTER-INSTITUTIONAL TRANSFERS OF ADULTS.
Abstract: CONSIDERED ARE ARGUMENTS FOR AND AGAINST DUE PROCESS APPLICABILITY IN CASES INVOLVING A CHANGE IN SECURITY STATUS, AS WELL AS THOSE INVOLVING NO CHANGE IN STATUS. A DISTINCTION BETWEEN PUNITIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE TRANSFERS IS ALSO DRAWN. IN ADDITION, THE PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS REQUIRED AFTER A COURT HAS DETERMINED THAT THE DUE PROCESS CLAUSE APPLIES TO A PARTICULAR SET OF FACTS ARE ANALYZED. THE POSSIBLE EXPANSION OF THESE DUE PROCESS REQUIREMENTS TO THE AREAS OF TRANSFER REQUESTS, THE RIGHT OF TRANSFER, AND INMATE CLASSIFICATIONS IS NOTED.
Index Term(s): Judicial decisions; Management; Prisoner's rights; Right to Due Process
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