United States Seventh Circuit

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Pratt v. Tarr, 05-4470

Dismissal of a prisoner's appeal for failure to state a claim is reversed where the prisoner's allegations that the prison denied him writing materials, access to law books and the like was adequate to state a claim for denial of access to the courts.

Appellate Information

  • Submitted 08/23/2006
  • Decided 09/27/2006
  • Published 09/27/2006


  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, POSNER, and WOOD, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Anthony Pratt, Pine Knot, KY, pro se.

  • For Appellees:
  • Peggy A. Lautenschlager, Adrian Dresel-Velasquez, Office of the Attorney General, Wisconsin Department of Justice, Madison, WI, for Defendants-Appellees.