|This Handbook is a resource for prisoners who wish to file a federal lawsuit addressing poor conditions in prison or abuse by prison staff. It also contains limited general information about the American legal system. This Handbook is available for free to anyone: prisoners, families, friends, activists, lawyers and others.
The Jailhouse Lawyer’s Handbook, 5th Edition. Revised in 2010. Published by:
The Center for Constitutional Rights
666 Broadway, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10012
The National Lawyers Guild, National Office
132 Nassau Street, Room 922
New York, NY 10038