Loaded on May 15, 2012 by Matthew Clarke published in Prison Legal News May, 2012, page 30
On June 7, 2011, a Pennsylvania federal judge issued an order reducing a prisoner’s jury award for destruction of legal materials to $75,005. The award had previously been reduced from $185,000 to $115,000.
Andre Jacobs, a Pennsylvania state prisoner, filed a pro se ...
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