LSPC provides information services to California legal services offices on the rights of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals, including parents and their children, and related civil legal matters. LSPC’s primary areas of substantive/procedural expertise are: family law; probate guardianships; prisoner rights law; domestic violence; criminal and parole law and appeals; restoration of civil rights for formerly incarcerated people, including aspects of employment law, housing, benefits and voting; and legislative and administrative advocacy.
We produce legal manuals, reports, fact sheets and pamphlets covering family law, civil rights, benefits and conditions of confinement. These publications are available on our website in the Resource Library. We also mail them upon request to people who are incarcerated.
Staff members also provide information about subjects we are involved with to the general public, by giving media interviews, issuing press releases and participating in public education activities.