Tag Archives: Prison Rape Elimination Act

Graphic Novels to Education Inmates About Reporting Abuse

The American University Washington College of Law, Project on Addressing Prison Rape, in partnership with Ford and Youth Justice Press, has published a number of graph novels to educate inmates, all of which are available here. Sam Survives is the latest … Continue reading

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Indiana Not Complying With PREA

Governor Pence sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on May 15, 2014, which states that Indiana will not come into full compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).  For a copy of the letter and coverage … Continue reading

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New PREA Resources

The National PREA Resource Center has released documents that will be used by auditors to ensure that juvenile facilities are complying with the Prison Rape Elimination Act.  The documents include: (1) a pre-audit questionnaire, (2) the auditor compliance tool, (3) … Continue reading

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Will PREA Standards Keep Kids Out of Jail and Prison?

The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) was signed into law in 2003, but implementation has been slow and complex.  PREA Standard 115.14 requires that adult facilities implement policies that segregate minors from older prisoners. As Prisons Prepare for PREA, Impact … Continue reading

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