A Jailhouse Lawyer's Manual

A Jailhouse Lawyer's Manual (10th Ed, 2014, 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. The additional Immigration & Consular Access Supplement (102 pages) contains information about the immigration law consequences of criminal convictions for people who are not U.S. Citizens. The JLM is $30 if shipped directly to prisoners; $105 for all others. The Supplement is $5 for prisoners, $22 for all others. Please note the JLM is available free by individual chapter if downloaded from the above-listed website by an outside source, printed out, and mailed to the prisoner.  Prisoners may also directly order up to three chapters of the 9th Edition of JLM for free. Please note that the 9th Edition was published in 2011 and is not the most recent edition, thus it may contain information that is out of date and no longer accurate. To obtain the order form for the three free chapters, send a pre-addressed stamped envelope to the above address. The 11th edition of the JLM is due out in 2017.

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