Old-School Prisoner Wants Books, Not Westlaw

Old-School Prisoner Wants Books, Not Westlaw
Since 1989 a prisoner has been serving time in an Ohio state prison for rape, kidnapping, felonious assault and aggravated assault convictions. Frustrated that the prison library replaced law books with computer access to Westlaw, her has sued the prison, requesting $80,000 in compensatory damages and up to $200,000 in punitive damages for the violation of his constitutional right to a law library.


'it only takes a few clicks on Westlaw to figure out that Mr. Harris’s lawsuit cannot succeed.'

I see no mention of inter-library loans though.

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