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The Jailhouse Lawyer's Handbook

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The Jailhouse Lawyer's Handbook

Publisher: National Lawyers Guild
Number of pages: 113

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This Handbook explains how a person in a state prison can start a lawsuit in the federal court, to fight against mistreatment and bad conditions. The Handbook does not assume that a lawsuit is the only way to challenge poor treatment or that it is always the best way. It only assumes that a lawsuit can sometimes be one useful weapon in the ongoing struggle to change prisons and the society that makes prisons the way they are.

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