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American University. Washington College of Law. Project on Addressing Prison Rape (Washington, DC)

Policy Review and Development Guide: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Persons in Custodial Settings, 2nd Edition

This guide is aimed at helping correctional agencies identify, address, and respond to abuse of LGBTI individuals through policies and procedures.

An End to Silence: Inmate's Handbook on Identifying and Addressing Sexual Abuse, 3rd Edition

This publication educates inmates about legal and other mechanisms that provide protection and redress from sexual abuse in custodial settings.

The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003: The Impact of National PREA Standards on Community Corrections

This handbook describes how the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) impacts the management of offenders in the community.

Legal Responses to Sexual Violence in Custody: Using Existing State Mandatory Reporting Statutes to Improve Disclosure of Sexual Violence in Correctional Settings

This publication introduces mandatory reporting laws, and how these laws can help in responding to sexual abuse in custodial settings.

Sexual Abuse in Custody: A Case Law Survey

Collection of case law summaries relating to sexual abuse in custody.

Anti-Fraternization Policies and their Utility in Preventing Staff Sexual Abuse in Custody

To combat the problems that sexual and familial relationships between inmates and correctional workers can raise correctional authorities have created and implemented anti-fraternization policies to regulate relations between correctional staff and inmates.

Cross-gender Searches: A Case Law Survey

This document provides an overview of cross-gender search cases in both state and federal courts, focusing on what types of conduct most often result in individual and supervisory liability.

Addressing Sexual Violence Against Youth in Custody: Youth Workers’ Handbook on Identifying and Addressing Sexual Violence in Juvenile Justice Settings

This handbook aims to educate juvenile justice professionals about sexual abuse of youth in custody.

Addressing Staff Sexual Misconduct with Offenders Curriculum: Instructor's Guide [Lesson Plan and Participant's Manual]

This 36-hour training program addresses complex issues surrounding staff sexual misconduct.

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