Prison Law Blog

Sara Mayeux


General Research Resources

Human Rights Watch — U.S. Prison and Detention Conditions

Pew Center on the States — Corrections and Public Safety

Prison Policy Initiative — Resources Guide

Sentencing Project — Corrections Data by State (Interactive Map)

U.S. Department of Justice — Bureau of Justice Statistics

Prisoners Rights Guides

ACLU Know Your Rights Publications

CCR/NLG Jailhouse Lawyers Handbook

California State Prisoners Handbook

National Organizations

ACLU Prisoners Rights Project

All of Us or None

Center for Children of Incarcerated Parents

Center for Constitutional Rights

Children’s Defense Fund — Cradle to Prison Pipeline Campaign

Critical Resistance

Drug Policy Alliance

Families against Mandatory Minimums

Justice Policy Institute

Prison Fellowship Ministries

Prison Policy Initiative

The Real Cost of Prisons Project

SAVE Coalition

The Sentencing Project

Vera Institute of Justice

Organizations by State

See also the Prison Policy Initiative’s State-by-State Directory


Equal Justice Initiative


Alaska ACLU Prisoners Rights Guide


Middle Ground Prison Reform


California Coalition for Women Prisoners

California Prison Focus

Families to Amend California’s Three Strikes

Insight Prison Project (San Quentin)

Legal Services for Prisoners with Children

Prison Activist Resource Center (Oakland)

Prison Law Office

Prison University Project (San Quentin)

San Francisco Children of Incarcerated Parents

UC Davis Prison Law Clinic


Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition


Yale Law School Prison Legal Services Clinic

District of Columbia

D.C. Prisoners’ Project

George Washington University Project for Older Prisoners


Southern Center for Human Rights

SCHR Guide to Helping Loved Ones in Georgia Prisons


Hawaii Community Alliance on Prisons


Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers

John Howard Association


Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project

Massachusetts Correctional Legal Services

Northeastern University Prisoners Rights Clinic


Prison Legal Services of Michigan


Legal Assistance to Minnesota Prisoners (William Mitchell College of Law)

Minnesota Second Chance Coalition

New York

Columbia Law School Prisoners and Families Clinic

Legal Aid Society

NYU Law School Offender Reentry Clinic

Prisoner Reentry Institute (John Jay College of Criminal Justice)

Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York

Upper Manhattan Reentry Task Force

North Carolina

North Carolina Prisoner Legal Services


Ohio Justice and Policy Center

University of Akron Law School Jail Inmate and Prisoner Legal Assistance Clinics


Partnership for Safety and Justice (formerly the Western Prison Project)


Lewisburg Prison Project

Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project

Pennsylvania Prison Society


Texas Criminal Justice Coalition


Legal Voice — Shackling Initiative


Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons Project (University of Wisconsin Law School)


Written by sara

February 11, 2010 at 5:09 pm

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