TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Nov 5, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court is considering how much inmates should have to pay from their prison bank accounts for filing lawsuits, the Associated Press reports. A1996 federal statute requires prisoners to make monthly installment payments of at least 20 percent of their prison income until the court fee is eventually paid in full, but the statue is not clear on how the payment applies to multiple cases.