6-Hour Program

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PLI’s Prison Law program offers a unique focus on evolving prison law issues. This program is designed for lawyers who work with respect to conditions of confinement and treatment of incarcerated and detained persons. This is an area where advocates face increasingly challenging legal issues, whether they represent incarcerated individuals from a nonprofit public interest practice, private practice, or as a policy advocate.

What You Will Learn

After completing this program, participants will be able to:

  • Understand prison and jail litigation fundamentals
  • Explore advocacy and support for LGBTQ+ incarcerated individuals
  • Focus on medical care access and mental health care issues in prisons and jails
  • Recognize select issues facing incarcerated women
  • Review ethical considerations for attorneys who represent individuals in prisons, jails and detention facilities

Special Feature: Lunch will be provided for in-person attendees

Program Level: Overview

Prerequisites: Interest in substantive law, strategies, procedures, and best practices relevant to the representation of incarcerated or detained individuals

Advanced Prep: None

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