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The Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA), 42 U.S.C. § 1997e, is a U.S. federal law that was enacted in 1996. Congress enacted PLRA in response to a significant ...

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The Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA) makes it harder for prisoners to file ... If you are thinking about filing a lawsuit, then you should know about a 1996 law.

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In 1995, Congress passed the Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA), which placed several restrictions on the ability of prisoners to file lawsuits based on the ...

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Apr 14, 2011 ... The PLRA, an anti-prisoner statute which became law in 1996, has made it much harder for prisoners to gain relief in the federal courts.

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(1996). SEC. 801. SHORT TITLE. This title may be cited as the "PRISON LITIGATION REFORM ACT of 1995". SEC. 802. APPROPRIATE REMEDIES FOR  ...

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Prison Litigation Reform Act of 1995 - Revises Federal criminal code provisions regarding remedies for prison crowding to substitute provisions regarding ...

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Jun 16, 2009 ... The Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA), passed by Congress in 1996, denies equal access to the courts to the more than 2.3 million ...

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The Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA) is a U.S. federal legislation that was enacted in 1996 to restrict and discourage litigation by prisoners. The PLRA came ...

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May 5, 2016 ... The Prison Litigation Reform Act, which made it much harder for ... size of the prison population shows that in 1996, when the Prison Litigation ...