Inmate Lawsuits Challenging Access to the Legal System
Inmate Lawsuits Challenging Access to the Legal System

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Inmate Lawsuits Challenging Access to the Legal System

Inmates have a right to access the courts, not only during their trial, but also during their confinement. Courts have pointed out that inmates must have access to the courts to challenge the legality of their confinement or the conditions of their confinement. This course examines the major U.S. Supreme Court decisions about inmate access to the courts and describes the role of the correctional officer in providing such access.
ACA Hours: 7
44.50