Researching Mass Incarceration and Prison Abolition: Books: Rights of Incarcerated Individuals & Additional Free Resources (Focus: NY)
A research guide created by Brooklyn Law School's librarians to assist those who wish to identify resources on mass incarceration and prison abolition. This guide highlights selected New York-specific events and sources.
Excerpt from book description: "A Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual (JLM) is a handbook of legal rights and procedures designed for use by people in prison."
This handbook includes: Chapter 1: How to Use the JLM. Note: Also view material under tab: Supplements (at top of web page).
Survivors Justice Project, housed at Brooklyn Law School, "fights for decarceration through the New York Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act."
This is a "guide for individuals seeking sentencing/resentencing under New York’s Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act (DVSJA)."