Most cases by prisoners filed in federal court involve:
For information, instructions and/or a form to file one of these prisoner cases, click on the appropriate link above.
You should not rely on this information or these forms as a substitute for the advice of a lawyer. Neither the clerk nor court staff may give you any legal advice.
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