By Christopher Zoukis The Prisoners’ Rights Project of the Legal Aid Society is a group that the Prison Law Blog fully supports. Their work primarily involves conditions of confinement litigation in the federal courts, along with providing referrals and offering information, advice, and various forms and information packets to individual prisoners seeking information on their…

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By Mark Wilson On September 4, 2013, a New York federal district court held that a jail official was precluded from testifying in a prisoner’s lawsuit about what she supposedly witnessed on surveillance video footage that had been erased. The court also granted the prisoner’s request for an adverse inference jury instruction and attorney’s fees.…

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