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Prison Litigation 2019: Practical Strategies

  • Health
  • Criminal
  • Mental Health

Full scholarships and discounts to attend PLI programs are widely available to attorneys working in nonprofit/legal services organizations; pro bono attorneys; government attorneys; judges and judicial law clerks; law professors and law students; senior attorneys (age 65 and over); law librarians and paralegals who work for nonprofit/legal services organizations; unemployed attorneys; and others with financial hardships. We encourage all eligible attendees to complete and submit a PLI Scholarship Application


Why You Should Attend

This prison litigation course is a companion to PLI’s fall Prison Law
program and will provide more in-depth analysis of practical strategies for
lawyers litigating prison practices and treatment of incarcerated persons.


What You Will Learn

• Strategies for litigating for health and mental health services for incarcerated persons
• Prison, jail and detention: litigation developments
• Common challenges in prison litigation and strategies for overcoming these challenges


Who Should Attend

This program is designed for lawyers who represent incarcerated persons, prisoners’ rights advocates, and also lawyers or law students considering pro bono representation.