Prisoners' Rights Movement
(see also Incarceration, Torture, Capital Punishment, Mumia Abu Jamal, Prison Reform, Restorative Justice, Death Penalty Abolition)
The Prisoner Rights Movement & Latino/a Prisoners in NY State. Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch (12/20/03).
Fairness & Felons: A Push to Enfranchise Prisoners. Alexandra Marks, Christian Science Monitor (9/23/03).
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Federal Cure. Advocates for 180,000 federal prisoners.
Barry, Ellen M. "Women prisoners on the cutting edge: development of the activist women's prisoners' rights movement," Social Justice 27 (2000).
Giudice Jr., Richard. "Procreation & the prisoner: does the right to procreate survive incarceration, & do legitimate penological interests justify restrictions on the exercise of the right?" Fordham Urban Law Journal 29 (2002).
Nixon, Ron. "Barred for life. Ex-cons deserve the right to vote," Progressive (6/00).
Wright, Paul. "Slaves of the State," in D. Burton-Rose (ed.) The Celling of America (Monroe ME: Common Courage, 1998). Traces denial of prisoners' civil rights to Supreme Court decision in Ruffin v. Commonwealth of Virginia, 1871.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Berkman, Ronald. Opening the Gates: The Rise of the Prisoners' Movement (Lexington MA: Lexington, 1979).
Branham, Lynn S. The Law of Sentencing, Corrections & Prisoners' Rights in a Nutshell (St. Paul MN: West Group, 2002).
Fliter, John A. Prisoners' Rights: The Supreme Court & Evolving Standards of Decency (Westport CT: Greenwood, 2001).
Jackson, Michael. Justice Behind the Walls: Human Rights in Canadian Prisons (Vancouver BC: Douglas & McIntyre, 2002).
Knight, Barbara B. & Stephen T. Early, Jr. Prisoners' Rights in America (Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1986).
Manza, Jeff; Christopher Uggen & Marcus Britten. The Truly Disfranchised: Felon Voting Rights & American Politics (Evanston IL: Northwestern U., 2001).
Martin, Rex. A System of Rights (NY: Oxford, 1997).
Palmer, John W. & Stephen E. Constitutional Rights of Prisoners (Cincinnati: Anderson, 2004).
Power, Jonathan. Like Water on Stone: The Story of Amnesty International (London: Penguin, 2002).
Rudovsky, David; Alvin J. Bronstein, David I. Koren & Julia D. Cade. The Rights of Prisoners: The Basic ACLU Guide to Prisoners' Rights  (4th ed.; Carbondale: Southern Illinois U., 1988).
Treverton-Jones, G.D. Imprisonment: The Legal Status & Rights of Prisoners (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 1989).