Government Contract | California
Inmate Legal Services

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002650237

Bid Title: Inmate Legal Services

Agency Bid No. Title: 902015

Received Date: 06/16/2021

Close Date: 07/30/2021

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Alameda County, California

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference 06/21/2021 10:30 AM, Questions Due By 06/22/2021 05:00 PM, Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to:. The Alameda County Sheriffs Office (ACSO) is required to provide certain constitutionally, statutorily and judicially mandated services to inmates of County jails including the ensuring of access by inmates to the courts through the provision of certain legal services. Part of the right of free access to the judicial system is the right of an inmate to have access to legal research concerning their particular criminal proceeding.The average daily population of inmates is approximately two thousand four hundred (2,400) housed at the Santa Rita Jail (SRJ) in Dublin.. Contractor shall provide legal assistance to any inmate incarcerated in the ACSO detention facility, in compliance with existing State and Federal laws and judicial mandates, on an as requested basis.Contractor shall research and monitor any published State or Federal case decisions relating to the provision of services contemplated in this RFP.Contractor and its employees shall be required to pass a background security check when requested and conducted by ACSO.Contractor and its employees shall be in compliance with all accreditation standards and policies as directed by the ACSO.Contractor shall be able to receive written legal assistance requests submitted via email, fax, or other ACSO requested electronic methods Monday through Friday, excluding official County holidays.Contractor shall be able to return hard copy written responses to legal assistance requests to the SRJ mailroom.Delivery drivers shall maintain an approved ACSO site clearance.Deliveries shall include a packing slip clearly identifying the contents of each package.Contractor shall have provided inmate legal services to inmates in a County jail or State prison.Contractor shall not provide actual legal representation to inmates.For inmates not representing themselves in propria persona (pro per), the legal assistance request forms will be processed and response information returned to the inmate within five (5) days of request form delivery to the Contractor, excluding weekends and County holidays.Contractor shall be prepared to deliver an accurate, complete and comprehensive response to each individual legal assistance request.Contractor shall provide a tracking receipt attached to each written response. The following are required:The form must be in two-part carbonless;Inmate Name as submitted by the requesting inmate;

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Product Code: 96149

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: County of Alameda

State: California

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Tarana Malmirchegini

Phone: 510-208-9614




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