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Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual

Jailhouse Lawyer's Manual - readable


Published by the Columbia Human Rights Law Review in 2011 (ninth edition), is a handbook of legal rights and procedures designed to inform prisoners of their rights and how use to judicial process to secure these rights on both the federal and state level, with an emphasis on New York State law.

Mailing Instructions: This contains an introductory packet containing the Table of Contents and the first five chapters on how to use the manual. If you are looking for further chapters, please download and send them from the JLM’s website.

Printing Instructions: Print to landscape 11×17, this helps it last longer and stay together while being passed around inside prisons.

For more information on the group who put out this resource, or to check for the most up-to-date version, check out their website.