Friday, October 26, 2007

Links to help Ex-cons

NationalAmerican Civil Liberties UnionThe official Prison Rights website of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the only national litigation program on behalf of prisoners.
Rights of Inmates (FindLaw)A comprehensive overview of the constitutional rights of those incarcerated.
National Legal Aid and Defender AssociationA non-profit organization dedicated to representing indigent defendants.
Prison Activist Resource CenterA source for progressive and radical information on prisons and the criminal prosecution system.
Legal Aid Society of New YorkAdvocating for constitutional and humane conditions of confinement for prisoners in the New York City and State correctional systems.
Prisoners and Prisoners' RightsAn overview of inmates' rights, and links to a menu of related resources.
Justice DeniedA magazine devoted to helping people who have been wrongly convicted in the U.S.
Partnership for Safety and JusticeThe Partnership for Safety and Justice (formerly The Western Prison Project) publishes a prisoner support directory.
National Coalition to Abolish the Death PenaltyThe official website of the only fully-staffed national organization exclusively devoted to abolishing capital punishment.
Stop Prisoner Rape
CLAIMA Chicago-based organization providing legal and educational services, to help imprisoned mothers preserve their families.
Preventing Prison Rape (FindLaw)Addressing the epidemic in the country's prison facilities.
Amnesty International
Human Rights WatchWebsite of an organization seeking to end the abusive treatment of prisoners.
HIV & Hepatitis Education Prison ProjectConcerned with educating and informing on infectious disease in corrections.
National Ass'n of the Deaf - Rights of Deaf InmatesAn overview of rights and remedies for deaf inmates.
The Eighth Amendment (FindLaw)A look at the source of a prisoner's constitutional rights.
Death Penalty Information CenterA non-profit organization serving the media and the public, with analysis and information on issues concerning capital punishment.
Books Not BarsWorking to expose and end the over-incarceration of youth
HIV In PrisonOn behalf of prisoners, fighting for consistent access to quality medical care.
Prisoner Action CoalitionAdvocating to improve conditions in California prisons, and assist individual prisoners with legal matters.
Equal Justice, USAMobilizing and educating citizens around crime and punishment, including racial, economic, and political biases.
The Other Side of the WallA collection of news, articles, and resources related to prisons, prisoners, and the death penalty.
Prison Legal NewsAn independent publication that reports, reviews, and analyzes court rulings and news related to prisoner rights and prison issues.
Jewish Prisoner Services InternationalProviding direct spiritual, outreach, and advocacy services for Jewish prisoners and their loved ones.
The Sentencing ProjectA national leader in the development of alternative sentencing programs and in research and advocacy on criminal justice policy.
Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants (C.U.R.E.)Nation-wide grass roots organization dedicated to reducing crime through reform of the criminal justice system.
Native American Indian Spiritual Freedom in PrisonDiscusses recent cases and provides links to related resources.
Prisoner Advocacy NetworkPrisoners and advocates united for human rights.

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