Unformatted text preview: b. Ruffin v. Commonwealth (1871) 2. Hands-on (1964-1979) a. Inmates have constitutional rights b. Cooper v. Pate (1964) 3. Restrained Hands-On (1979-present) a. Religion, sanitation, medical, food, safety ACCESS TO LAWYERS Jailhouse lawyers Inmates w/legal knowledge 1. law clerk- inmates assigned by prison officials to rep. other inmates (not effective) 2. freelancers (“writ writers”)- independent inmates...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course CJ 2300 taught by Professor Colton during the Fall '07 term at Saint Mary's University Texas.
- Fall '07