Inmate Scams

My boyfriend wants to hire an inmate that does appeals. That sounds crazy, what should I tell him?

There are many good legal minds in prison but also so many desperate people, too. It's hard to give advice not knowing the strong suit of the legal aide and the price they are charging. Common sense and instinct tells me that in MOST cases, an inmate cannot work legal magic from inside a prison. Read the section Inmate Scams and learn about some of the unbelievable things that are being done to the unsuspecting.