Prisoner Litigation Reform Act

Legislation

Leading Cases

  • Jones v. Bock
  • Woodford v. Ngo

    • Woodford v. Ngo, 548 U.S. 81, 126 S. Ct. 2378, 165 L. Ed. 2d 368 (2006); Docket No. 05-416, June 22, 2006 - Oyez | Cornell LII
    • From Oyez:  In a 6-to-3 decision authored by Justice Samuel Alito, the Supreme Court held that a prisoner must properly exhaust any available administrative remedies before bringing suit in federal court
    • LSO’s Amicus Brief - includes a chart summarizing prison grievance policies from jurisdictions nationwide

Exhaustion in Connecticut

Treatises and Manuals

Literature