News :

May 6, 2010 Restoring Access to Court: Combatting Custodial Sex Abuse Part II (PrawfsBlawg) - Giovanna Shay

December 21, 2009 Editorial: Combating Prisoner Abuse (New York Times)

September 29, 2009 Letter: A Prisoner's Right to Sue (New York Times) - Elizabeth Alexander

September 24, 2009 Opinion: Prisoners' Rights (New York Times)

September 4, 2009 Letters: Setting Priorities in Civil Rights Enforcement (New York Times)

August 25, 2009 An unfair prison litigation system ( - David Fathi

June 25, 2009 Prison Rape Victims Deserve Ways to Seek Justice and Accountability (Daily Kos) - Margaret Winter

June 19, 2009 "Combating Rape in Prison" (Washington Post) - Elizabeth Alexander

June 19, 2009 "Prisoners Need Protections" (Philadelphia Inquirer) - Joseph Leman and Chase Riveland

June 16, 2009 "US: Congress Should Fix Law on Prisoner Lawsuits." (Human Rights Watch) - Press Release

March 29, 2009 "Reviewing Criminal Justice." (New York Times) - Editorial

March 26, 2009 "Separate and Unequal Justice For Prisoners" (Huffington Post) - David C. Fathi

April 4, 2007 Op-Ed: Giving Prison Officials The Key To The Court House, by Karen J. Mathis, President, American Bar Association.

April 6, 2007 Written Debate About Whether To Reform The Plra, between Pat Nolan of The Prison Fellowship, and Sarah Hart, Assistant DA in Philadelphia. This article is published online at:

January 29, 2007 Legal Times Commentary: Hard Time, Despite Last Week's Supreme Court Victory, Prisoners Struggle To Bring Even Worthy Claims - Elizabeth Alexander and Amy Fettig.