Chapter 10. The Legal Rights of Offenders. Legal Rights of Offenders. Inmate access to courts Growth of court intervention in prison administration Constitutional bases of inmate rights 1 st , 4 th , 8 th and 14 th amendments Inmate lawsuits and their control. Inmate Access to Courts.
The Legal Rightsof Offenders
These leave religious practices largely in the hands of institutional authorities
(Began as a mail case) A rule is reasonable if:
Privacy rights set by balance of:
“Reasonable suspicion” required unless search is a universal practice for place or group; punitive use of searches prohibited
Illegal conditions of confinement:
Due process required: