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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) (New York, NY)

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Toolkit - End the Abuse: Protecting LGBTI Prisoners from Sexual Assault (2014)

This four-part toolkit is designed for advocates both in and outside of correctional settings to use PREA’s requirements to end the abuse of LGBTI individuals.

A Confinement in Texas Solitary Failure: The Waste, Cost and Harm of Solitary

This report documents the dangerous and expensive practice of solitary confinement in Texas.

Know Your Rights: Laws, Court Decisions, and Advocacy Tips to Protect Transgender Prisoners

This guide covers laws, court decisions, advocacy tips, and other resources that may be helpful for adult transgender prisoners.            

Briefing Paper: The Dangerous Overuse of Solitary Confinement in the United States

This briefing paper provides an overview of the excessive use of solitary confinement in the U.S. and strategies for safely restricting its use.

Worse than Second-Class: Solitary Confinement of Women in the United States

This briefing paper highlights the unique harms and dangers of subjecting women prisoners to this isolation and makes the case for needed reforms in to address these unique harms.

A Death Before Dying: Solitary Confinement on Death Row

This briefing paper offers a first critical overview of solitary confinement on death row.

Healthcare Not Handcuffs: Putting the Affordable Care Act to Work for Criminal Justice and Drug Policy Reform

This paper is intended as a starting framework for criminal justice and drug policy advocates to navigate the ACA, and to take advantage of the conceptual and practical opportunities it offers for shifting the conversation and the landscape.

Change Is Possible: A Case Study of Solitary Confinement Reform in Maine

This report describes the successful efforts of individuals to reduce the use of solitary confinement and improve the conditions found therein.

Protecting the Rights of Transgender Parents and Their Children: A Guide for Parents and Lawyers

The purpose of this guide is to provide information to transgender parents and their attorneys to help them protect parent-child relationships and assist them when faced with disputes over child custody issues.

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