In the state of Colorado what are inmate rights in general? Are there any cases in the stae of Colorado that focused mnainly on inmate rights?
The ACLU is the foremost authority on prisoner/inmate rights in the State of Colorado and in every state. Contact them and see if it something that they are familiar with or something that they would pursue.
Rights of inmates generally focus on the United States Constitution - particularly the 1st, 4th and 8th amendments. There are many cases addressing inmate civil rights. Inmates often have a lot of time on their hands to litigate. The federal District Court probably handles the majority.
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