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Jones v. Bock, 05-7058, 05-7142

Procedural rules adopted by the Sixth Circuit and other lowers courts, designed to implement the Prison Litigation Reform Act's (PLRA) exhaustion requirement and to facilitate early judicial screening, are not required by the PLRA, and crafting and imposing them exceeded the proper limits on the judicial role.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/22/2007
  • Published 01/22/2007



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