Prison rape in the United States
Prison rape commonly refers to the rape of inmates in prison by other inmates or prison staff. In 2010, Human Rights Watch estimated that at least 140,000 inmates had been raped while incarcerated. A ...
T. J. Parsell
Timothy J. "T. J." Parsell (born July 12, 1960) is an American writer, filmmaker, and human rights activist committed to ending prison rape. He is best known for his book Fish: A Memoir of a Boy in a ...
Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003
The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA) is the first United States federal law passed dealing with the sexual assault of prisoners. The bill was signed into law on September 4, 2003.
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National Prison Rape Elimination Commission
The National Prison Rape Elimination Commission (NPREC) was a U.S. bipartisan panel established by the 2003 Prison Rape Elimination Act. The commission was charged with studying sexual assaults in U.S...
National Prison Rape Elimination Commission - Wikipedia
Farmer v. Brennan
Farmer v. Brennan, 511 U.S. 825 (1994), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that a prison official's "deliberate indifference" to a substantial risk of serious harm to an ...
No Escape: Male Rape in U.S. Prisons
No Escape: Male Rape in U.S. Prisons is the title of an influential, book-length, 2001 report by Human Rights Watch on prison rape in the United States. The report is credited with playing a major rol...