The Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA), enacted by Congress on April 26, 1996, has reduced frivolous and recreational inmate litigation in federal courts. At the same time, the Act appears to have diverted inmate litigation to state courts. This article presents arguments in favor of state legislation, similar to PLRA, to reduce inmate litigation in Nebraska state courts.
Laurie Smith Camp,
Why Nebraska Needs Prison Litigation Reform,
76 Neb. L. Rev.
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