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Inmate Legal Matters

The information on this page may assist members of the legal community and friends and family of inmates
in BOP custody gain insight from a legal perspective as to the federal prison system, services, and programs.

Various statutes, regulations, program statements, and case law address issues in the area of corrections, and specifically speak to BOP operations. Below you will find some notable aspects of the federal prison system; however, we suggest that you conduct independent research and confirm legal references when exploring Bureau matters:

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