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A Jailhouse Lawyer's Manual

Date: 
08/08/2017
Author: 
Columbia Human Rights Law Review

A Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual (JLM) is a handbook of legal rights and procedures designed for use by people in prison. Since publication of the First Edition in 1978, tens of thousands of prisoners in institutions across the country have used A Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual to exercise their legal rights.


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