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714 W California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105
Resources and advocacy work. Produces a free newsletter written by former prisoners.
Native American Rights Fund
Boulder, CO 80302
Assists Native prisoners with religious freedom issues.
National Center on Institutions and Alternatives
3125 Mt Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22305
Can help with preparing sentencing and parole recommendations; death penalty mitigating circumstances; jail suicide prevention.
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
1663 Mission, Suite 602
San Francisco, CA 94103
Legal help and advocacy for immigrants. Works with INS detainees and imprisoned immigrants.
Lewisburg Prison Project
P.O. Box 128
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Publishes several low-cost materials for prisoners, including Legal Bulletins, Federal Parole Guide, and Due Process standards for administrative detention.
35 Hanley Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Publishes bulletin “The Bridge” and low cost self-help litigation booklets. Some booklets in Spanish.
ACLU National Prison Project
733 15th St. NW Suite 620
Washington, DC 2005
Handles major class action law suits involving prison conditions in state and federal institutions. Does NOT handle cases for individual prisoners!
They publish a quarterly journal and many helpful booklets. Write for current availability/cost.
Prison Legal News
2400 NW 80th St #148
Seattle, WA 98117
Monthly magazines edited by prisoners. Reviews and analysis of court rulings as well as news about prison issues.
Columbia Human Rights Law Review
435 West 116th St. Box B-25
New York, NY 10027
Sells the Jailhouse Lawyers Manual. This can be used for pursing appeals, post conviction relief, civil rights actions and parole. Available at low cost to prisoners, write for current price.
Southern Center for Human Rights
83 Poplar St. N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30303-2122
Represents individuals and files class action lawsuits to protect the rights of people of color, poor people, and other disadvantaged citizens facing the death penalty or confined to prisons and jails in the South.
75 Main St.
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Publishes The Prisoner’s Self-Help Litigation Manual
It is pricey, but very comprehensive. Write for current price. They also have other legal self-help publications.