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Ramirez v. Young

Under the Prison Litigation Reform Act of 1995, prisoners cannot file a lawsuit challenging prison conditions until they have exhausted “such administrative remedies as are available.” But how “available” are those remedies if they are described to a prisoner only in a language prison officials know he does not understand? Not “available” enough to bar this lawsuit, says the Seventh Circuit.


Tags: 2018, Prison, Prison Litigation Reform Act, Seventh Circuit

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