The Jailhouse Lawyer's Handbook
Publisher: National Lawyers Guild 2003
Number of pages: 113
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.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges - NCJFCJ
This publication is designed to support the professionals dedicated to enhancing the civil protection order process. It provides guidance to help ensure that protection orders are effectively issued, served, and enforced across the country.
by Michael Jay Friedman - U. S. Department of State
This book recounts how African-American slaves and their descendants struggled to win the civil rights enjoyed by other Americans. It is a story of dignified persistence and struggle, a story that produced great heroes and heroines.
by Melvin Urofsky - U.S. Department of State
By focusing on the Bill of Rights to the U.S. Constitution, and the interpretations, many of them written by America's finest jurists, that refined the Bill of Rights, Urofsky presents a history of the U.S. from the standpoint of individual liberty.
by Clint Bolick - Cato Institute
Bolick explains in clear terms how the civil rights movement strayed off course and demonstrates what is needed to get it back on track. He challenges Americans to reclaim the original civil rights vision by grounding it in individual empowerment.