Achieving LGBT Equality Through Litigation, Legislation, Policy, and Public Education

Summary & History

Prisons

Legislation: Prison Rape Elimination Act

STATUS: Pending, Federal

NCLR has worked for years on issues related to the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), a federal law passed in 2003 to address sexual assault of prisoners. NCLR worked with the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission (NPREC) to ensure that protections are in place for kids held in juvenile facilities.

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