Federal Litigation Training Tips Video #5: Prisoners' Rights, Proof of Damages, Part I
Monday, October 11, 2004
- Organization: Illinois Institute for Community Law and the Illinois Technology Center for Law & the Public Interest.
When: Monday, October 11, 2004, 1:30-2:00 pm
Speaker: James Chapman, Illinois Institute for Community Law
This training session focuses on proof of damages under the Prison Litigation Reform Act. The session explains what an injury is under the Prison Litigation Reform Act and outlines the requirements of a physical injury in order to recover damages. The training also discusses how to look through records to determine if there is a physical injury, particularly where the attorney has limited discovery funds.