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Prisoners’ Rights to Education and Programming

Recorded on: Nov. 16, 2016
Running Time: 01:14:47

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Taken from the Web Program Prison Law 2016 recorded November, 2016 in New York.

Prisoners’ Rights to Education and Programming [01:14:47]

  • Educational programming: what are your clients entitled to
  • IDEA and Sect. 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
  • General programming: what should be available
  • Program access for people with disabilities
  • Recent developments

Stefen Russell Short, Sara Liss, gabriel sayegh

The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online:

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Access to Prison Services, Programs, and Activities
    Sara E. Liss
  • Academic Education in New York State Prisons, New York City Jails, and County Jails: An Overview of Applicable Laws and Policies (September 6, 2016)
    Stefen R. Short
  • Drug Addiction Treatment in the Criminal Justice System, National Institute on Drug Abuse; National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2014); available at
    Jack Beck

Presentation Material

  • Academic Education in Prisons
    Stefen R. Short
  • Disability Law and Access to Prison Services, Programs, and Activities
    Sara E. Liss
Sara E Liss ~ Protection & Advocacy of Individual Rights (PAIR) Staff Attorney, Disability Rights New York
Gabriel Sayegh ~ Co-Founder & Co-Director, Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice
Stefen R Short ~ Staff Attorney, Prisoners' Rights Project, The Legal Aid Society
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