PLS' mission is to provide high quality, effective legal representation and assistance to indigent prisoners, to help them to secure their civil and human rights, and to advocate for humane prisons and for a more humane criminal justice system.
Short Film: ANATOMY OF A RIOT
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Class Certified in Case Seeking Damages for Unlawful Imposition of Post-Release Supervision
Pardon Me, Can You Commute My Sentence, Pro Se Victories, Court Upholds Finding of Deviation from Accepted Standards of Medical Practice, Court Rules Use of Jumpsuit in lewd Conduct Program Does Not Violate Constitution.
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February 3, 2015
Sam Ferrone, a 14-year old, made a video about incarcerated New Yorkers for a school project. He interviewed advocates and…
NYS Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights urges Reformation of Solitary Confinement in NY
January 26, 2015
In December 2014, the NY State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, issued a scathing indictment of…
November 21, 2014
On October 24, 2014, PLS celebrated 40 years of Civil Legal services for incarcerated New Yorkers. The event was held…
October 22, 2014
PLS Landmark Settlement for Juveniles