Legal Assistance to Inmates

  • Bratt, Carolyn (PI)

Grants and Contracts Details


Provide legal aide to Federal Prisoners hOllsed at the Federal Medical Center and Federal Prison Camp, Lexington, Kentucky. Services shall include identification oflegal service needs of the prisoners interviewed and efforts to furnish high quality legal services to inmates who have a need for such services. The program shall function as privately retained attorneys, and, therefore will have attorney/client confidentiality protection between the students and their clients. However, administrative files showing any records oftime spent, etc., shall be made available for inspection at the request of the Government. When requested by the Government, an annual report shall be submitted including: 1. A brief synopsis of how the program is administered; 2. The names and status of persons providing the service and administering the program; 3. The number of prisoners requesting and/or receiving interviews, and/or assistance; 4. The number of hours spent in interviews and an average length of the interviews; 5 A brief synopsis ofthe significant issues handled by the program; 6. A breakdown of all expenses of the program including money used for travel, administrative assistance, office equipment, and supplies. SCHEDULE: The students will work a maximum of five (5) sessions per week, a session being defined as a maximum of six (6) hours, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The number of sessions per week shall be determined by need and student availability. The number of hours per week shall not exceed thirty (30). PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: The primary place of performance will be the Federal Medical Center and Federal Prison Camp located at 3301 Leestown Road, Lexington, Kentucky. However, certain situations will dictate off-site performance, such as research, interviews, etc. INSTITUTIONAL SECURITY: Students agree to adhere to all regulations prescribed by the institution for the safety, custody, and conduct of inmates. The students will attend institutional orientation training prior to assuming institutional involvement. Reimbursement to the student for security training will be prorated hourly at the contract rate.
Effective start/end date10/1/069/30/07


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