Constitutional rights of prisoners /

Palmer, John W., 1933-

Constitutional rights of prisoners / John W. Palmer. - 9th ed. - New Providence, NJ : LexisNexis, 2010. - xviii, 959 p. ; 26 cm.

Includes index.

An overview of the judicial system -- Administrative law -- Use of force : use of corporal punishment to enforce prison discipline -- Prisoners' rights to visitation/association : searches -- Prisoners' rights to use of the mail, internet, and telephone -- Isolated confinement : "the hole" and administrative segregation -- Religion in prison -- Legal services -- Prisoner disciplinary proceedings -- Right to rehabilitation programs, right to medical aid, and right to life -- Additional litigation -- Parole and probation -- Litigation against government and individuals -- The Prison Litigation Reform Act -- Selected federal statutes affecting prisoners.

9781593455033 (softbound)


Prisoners--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States--Cases.
Prisoners--Civil rights--United States--Cases.

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