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Why You Should Attend
PLI’s Prison Law program offers a unique focus on evolving legal issues that arise in connection with state and federal prison, jail, and detention populations. This year’s program will focus on the COVID-19 crisis, litigation skills, mental health and solitary confinement, and ethical considerations in public interest case settlement.
What You Will Learn
- Litigation skills and best practices: during and after COVID-19
- Mental health and solitary confinement in prison
- COVID-19 crisis in prisons, jails, and detention facilities
- Ethical considerations: settlements in public interest law
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for lawyers and allied professionals who work with respect to prison, jail, and detention conditions. Prisoners’ rights advocates, pro bono lawyers, or law students considering pro bono representation will find this program especially valuable.