A Jailhouse Lawyer's Manual

A Jailhouse Lawyer's Manual (11th Ed, 2017, 1288 pages, $30) is a handbook of legal rights and procedures designed to inform prisoners of their rights and how use to judicial process to secure these rights on both the federal and state level, with an emphasis on New York State law. It also has published state supplements for Louisiana, Texas, and an Immigration & Consular Access Supplement (102 pages) containing information about the immigration law consequences of criminal convictions for people who are not U.S. Citizens. For incarcerated persons, the Eleventh Edition of the main JLM is $30; the Louisiana State Supplement is $25; the Texas Supplement is $20; and the Immigration & Consular Access Supplement is $15. For non-prisoners, the main JLM is $140; the Louisiana State Supplement is $100; the Texas Supplement is $70; and the Immigration & Consular Access Supplement is $50. Each chapter of the JLM is also available for free download online. To obtain the order form, send a pre-addressed stamped envelope to the above address. 

Phone Number: 
212-854-1601
Fax Number: 
212-854-7946
Email Address: 
rnhum@law.columbia.edu