May 23, 2022

Georgia Supreme Court Ruling Reinforces Inmates’ Rights to Access Prison Libraries, Legal Assistance

From the AP (via

A Georgia Supreme Court ruling reinforces inmates’ rights to access prison libraries and legal assistance.

In an opinion released Monday, the high court says a trial court erred when it barred an inmate from filing a petition to force prison officials to give him access to a law library.

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Georgia Supreme Court Opinion: Daker V. Humphrey, Warden (S13A1368)

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