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Jones v. Caruso, No. 07-2393

In a First Amendment challenge to a prison policy prohibiting the receipt of certain Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) materials by prisoners, a preliminary injunction against the policy is affirmed where the policy was not sufficiently narrowly tailored because effective rules had been developed that allowed prisoners to receive a broad range of UCC-related materials while still limiting fraudulent filings.

Read Jones v. Caruso, No. 07-2393

Appellate Information

Submitted: March 4, 2009
Decided and Filed: June 23, 2009


Judge Cole delivered the opinion of the Court.

Judge McKeague delivered a separate dissenting opinion.


For Appellants:

Linda Olivieri, Assistant Attorney General, Lansing, MI

For Appellee:

Walter Jones, Pro Se.