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Published: 09 September 2010

960 Pages

ISBN: 9780195374407

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Prisoners' Self Help Litigation Manual

Fourth Edition

John Boston and Daniel E Manville

  • A best-selling book in all three of the previously released editions, the fourth edition is updated to include the most relevant prisoner's rights topics and approaches to litigation for those currently facing incarceration.
  • Prisoners' Self-Help Litigation Manual, 4th Edition is a comprehensive tool for learning about prisoner's civil rights, and providing the necessary information and background to formulate a strong legal self-defense for those rights.
  • Written by two legal and penitentiary experts with intimate knowledge of prisoner's rights and legal aid work. Mr. Manville has successfully formulated and argued in his own prisoner's civil rights litigation.
  • With the current issues of prison overcrowding and incidents of prison violence, it is of vital importance for prisoners and their families to possess the knowledge of a prisoner's civil rights. The Prisoner's Self-Help Litigation Manual, 4th Edition, outlines the rights as well as legal remedies for abuses of those rights.
  • Expert advice on civil liberties in prison (conditions and practices, property, medical care, freedom of expression, privacy, religion, access to the courts, and more), procedural due process, equal protection of the laws, pre-trial detainees' rights, the court system, actions , defenses, and relief, how to litigate, legal research, and writing legal documents.

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