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Practice Areas: Prisoners' Rights

Law School students, faculty, and staff have compiled the following list of resources to guide students interested in prisoners' rights. It is not an exhaustive list, but a place for you to begin your own research into these fields. These are just some of the many opportunities and resources that you can take advantage of in pursuing your area of interest.

Law School Resources

For related course listings, please see the Curriculum Interest Areas pages.

Student Groups
American Civil Liberties Union - UMLS Chapter
National Lawyers Guild - UMLS Chapter
Prisoners' Rights Organization of Students

The Law School has more than 50 student organizations, many which run their own public service projects. Please note that from academic year to year, new student organizations form while others may become inactive.

Top 25 Practice Area Settings
The Office of Career Planning has developed a chart to provide an overview for the various legal settings for the top 25 practice areas. While the chart is not exhaustive, it can be used as a starting place to suggest practice settings you may not have considered for your chosen field.

State Resources


National Resources

Career Resources


International Resources


Please note that although we provide links and resources, the University of Michigan Law School does not necessarily endorse any of the organizations listed. If any of the links above are broken or you have suggestions for additional resources, please contact

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