Recommended Titles and Treatises
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Constitutional rights of prisoners
959 pages. Updated by new edition.
This text details critical information on all aspects of prison litigation, including information on trial and appeal, conditions of isolated confinement, access to the courts, parole, right to medical aid, and liabilities of prison officials. Highlighted topics include application of the Americans with Disabilities Act to prisons, protection given to HIV-positive inmates, and actions of the Supreme Court and Congress to stem the flow of prison litigation. The 9th Edition has been updated to include case summaries through Spring of 2009.