This Department of Justice site contains the full text of the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA), as well as a description of the Special Litigation Section that resolves issues pertaining to CRIPA. Relevant links are included.
"Locate federal prisons nationwide; learn how to locate inmates; and check prison employment opportunities. Find statistical information on institutions and inmates, including a weekly population report by institution, and inmate breakdowns by age, race, security level, and other criteria. Read historical documents and articles concerning BOP history, including Alcatraz and a list of all federal prisoners executed since 1927."
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center (OVRC) provides viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles related to controversial social issues.