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Prisoner Education Guide

Interviews

Human Rights Defense Center staff is available for media interviews—radio, television, newspaper, and magazine—about a variety of criminal justice and prison-related issues. Please select the person below based on his or her area of expertise and availability. Also, see In the News in this website for examples of our media footprint, including articles in which our staff members were quoted.

To review our national media guide for HRDC staff, please click here.

 


PLN Editor Paul Wright is available for telephone, television and in-person interviews, as well as speaking engagements and questions submitted by phone or email on the following topics:

  • Conditions in state and federal prisons, censorship and free speech issues, criminal justice issues ranging from policing to parole and post-release conditions, children of prisoners, visitation, private prisons, prison labor and more.
  • Prison Nation (Routledge Press 2003), co-edited by Paul Wright and Tara Herivel.
  • Prison Profiteers (The New Press, 2008), co-edited by Paul Wright and Tara Herivel.

For more information about Paul, who also serves as executive director of the Human Rights Defense Center, click here.

Call 561-360-2523 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (East Coast time) Monday through Friday to arrange interviews, or email: pwright@prisonlegalnews.org


CLN Managing Editor Richard Resche, JD is available for telephone, television or email interviews on the following topics:

  • Criminal law and criminal defense.
  • Indiivdual rights and liberties, free speech, government accountability.
  • Immigration law and family law.

For more information about Richard, please click here.

Call 561-360-2523, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (East Coast time), Monday through Friday to arrange interviews, or email: rresche@humanrightsdefensecenter.org


 

HRDC General Counsel Sabarish Neelakanta is available for telephone, television or email interviews on the following topics:

  • Prisoners' legal and constitutional rights
  • Public records-related litigation
  • Censorship and First Amendment-related issues in the prison context

For more information about Sabarish, please click here.

Call 561-360-2523 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (East Coast time) Monday through Friday to arrange interviews, or email: sneelakanta@humanrightsdefensecenter.org.


 

HRDC Staff Attorney Masimba Mutamba is available for telephone, television or email interviews on the following topics:

  • Prisoners' legal and constitutional rights
  • Immigration and refugee issues
  • Police conduct and accountability

For more information about Masimba, please click here.

Call 561-360-2523 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (East Coast time) Monday through Friday to arrange interviews, or email: mmutamba@humanrightsdefensecenter.org.


HRDC Staff Attorney Daniel Marshall is available for telephone, television or email interviews on the following topics:

  • Prisoners' legal and constitutional rights
  • Law enforcement's use of force
  • Police conduct and accountability
  • Government transparency and public records statutes

For more information about Daniel, please click here.

Call 561-360-2523 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (East Coast time) Monday through Friday to arrange interviews, or email: dmarshall@humanrightsdefensecenter.org.


HRDC Staff Attorney Deborah Golden is available for telephone, television or email interviews on the following topics:

  • Prisoners' legal and constitutional rights
  • Mental health care in prisons
  • Sexual assault in prisons
  • Disability rights in prisons

For more information about Deborah, please click here.

Call 561-360-2523 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (East Coast time) Monday through Friday to arrange interviews, or email: dgolden@humanrightsdefensecenter.org.




 

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