Links: How-To Guides

Books

  • The California State Prisoners Handbook, Fourth Edition & 2014 Supplement  By Heather MacKay & the Prison Law Office http://www.prisonlaw.com/HBOrder2014.pdf  The 1,100-page Fourth Edition (2008) also includes numerous sample forms and model pleadings! 17 chapters cover:  Administrative Appeals, Rights of Prisoners, Classification and Transfers, Determinate Sentences, Time Credits and Release Dates, Life Prisoners; Disciplinary Violations and Segregation;  Medical and Mental Health Care; Detainers and Extradition; Early and Temporary Releases and Special Prison Programs; Parole;  MDO and SVP Commitments; Workers Compensation and Other Benefits; Immigration Issues for Noncitizen Prisoners; Writs of Habeas Corpus and Mandate; Federal Civil Rights and State Tort Law Actions; Direct Appeals of Convictions; Legal Research and Writing.
  • Prisoners’ Self-Help Litigation Manual Covers legal research, the legal system, prisoners’ rights, federal post-conviction remedies, law library requirements, civil rights forms, parole, how to litigate in federal courts, and more.  https://www.prisonlegalnews.org/store/products/prisoners-self-help-litigation-manual-4th-edition/
  • Disciplinary Self Help Litigation Manual By Daniel Manville https://www.prisonlegalnews.org/store/products/disciplinary-self-help-litigation-manual/
  • Other helpful publications https://www.prisonlegalnews.org/store/

Webcasts w/Accompanying Training Materials

  • Prop 47: The Lawyer’s Role in Implementing California’s Landmark Criminal Justice Reform Initiative (Free)
    http://www.pli.edu/Content/Seminar/Prop_47_The_Lawyer_s_Role_in_Implementing/_/N-4kZ1z11hox?fromsearch=false&ID=260103
  • Prison Law 2015 (free) http://www.pli.edu/Content/OnDemand/Prison_Law_2015/_/N-4nZ1z11yzv?ID=249011
  • Reentry in California – Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration 2015 (Free) http://www.pli.edu/Content/OnDemand/Reentry_in_California_Overcoming_Legal_Barriers/_/N-4nZ1z12a1a?ID=220115
  • Wrongful Conviction: Litigation Claims of Innocence 2015 (Free) http://www.pli.edu/Content/OnDemand/Wrongful_Conviction_2015/_/N-4nZ1z11b68?ID=273645
  • CA Expungement (Free) http://www.pli.edu/Content/Transcript/Accessing_Opportunities_for_Work_Expungement/_/N-b2Z1z127z3?ID=T471026&q=prisoner
  • CA Reentry Legal Services http://www.pli.edu/Content/Transcript/Overview_of_Reentry_Legal_Services/_/N-b2Z1z12eb6?ID=T281052&q=prisoner
  • CA Juvenile Record Sealing http://www.pli.edu/Content/Transcript/Youth_Justice_Juvenile_Record_Sealing/_/N-b2Z1z127z2?ID=T471025&q=prisoner
  • Criminal Procedure http://www.pli.edu/Content/Transcript/Criminal_Procedure/_/N-b2Z1z12eg1?ID=T274581&q=prisoner
  • Electronic Information In Criminal Investigations and Prosecutions http://www.pli.edu/Content/OnDemand/Electronic_Information_in_Criminal_Investigations/_/N-4nZ1z128p0?fromsearch=false&ID=225582

Other

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