OAR 291-139-0140
Special Housing Law Library Services


Inmates assigned to special housing will be afforded reasonable access to law library services through intra-facility telephone and loan systems, satellite law library materials, computer equipment in or near the special housing unit or some combination therein.


Inmates assigned to special housing who do not have direct access to computerized legal research materials or to print legal research materials sufficient for their needs may request access to duplicated copies of specific reported cases or other legal research materials by using standard request forms.


All loaned legal material items must be returned to the facility law library within the specified time period for the loan.


Requests for legal research materials will be limited to five materials per inmate at any one time.


Inmates assigned to special housing will be permitted to communicate with library coordinators or inmate legal assistants concerning legal research questions through writing, phone, or in person on a schedule that is posted at the facility.


Inmates assigned to special housing with an active case may request a limited and reasonable amount of supplies. Necessary supplies will be made available for inmate use in accordance with security guidelines for the unit where the inmate is housed. No more than 30 pages of paper will be provided per month to inmates in special housing units, unless the requesting inmate can substantiate the need for more.


Notary services, photocopying, and mailing services for legal work may be requested in accordance with these rules using the standard request forms. Mail and photocopy requests must be accompanied by a Request for Withdrawal of Funds (CD28).

Source: Rule 291-139-0140 — Special Housing Law Library Services, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=291-139-0140.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 291-139-0140’s source at or​.us