Posts Tagged ‘PREA’

The Prison Rape Elimination Act and Its Impact on County Jails

Monday, June 17th, 2013

I have been getting many questions lately about the applicability and impact of the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, or PREA. Specifically, people want to know the extent to which the law and its accompanying regulatory standards apply to local jails. This post provides some background on PREA and then discusses its applicability and enforceability. […]