Not-for-profit legal services corporation, founded in 1972, that provides civil legal assistance to people who are incarcerated in Massachusetts state prisons and in the county jails and houses of correction.
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Primary geographic focus: Massachusetts
Organization type(s): Provider
Tags: Prisoners Rights
Prisoners’ Legal Services promotes the safe, humane and lawful treatment of Massachusetts prisoners through civil rights litigation, administrative advocacy, client counseling, and outreach to policy makers and the public.
The office focuses on four issues: health and mental health care, guard-on-prisoner violence, physical conditions of confinement, and segregation and isolation.
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Detroit Pistons’ Tom Gores’ company sued in Mass. prisoner call lawsuitKirkland Crawford, Tresa Baldas
Detroit Free Press
May 8, 2018
According to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by consumer and prisoner rights groups, Gores' company is tied to an illegal kickback scheme that nearly doubles the cost of jail phone calls made by inmates in Massachusetts.
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