No. 1188, Docket 90-2543.

933 F.2d 121 (1991)

Mark LaBOUNTY, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Stephen G. ADLER, E. Carrillo, Walter A. Burdge, J. Grigioni, and all Program Committee Members, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Decided May 14, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mark LaBounty, pro se.

Tyrone Mark Powell, New York City, Asst. Atty. Gen. of State of N.Y., Robert Abrams, Atty. Gen., for defendants-appellees.

Before KAUFMAN, KEARSE and PRATT, Circuit Judges.

GEORGE C. PRATT, Circuit Judge:

Pro se plaintiffs create unique problems for federal courts. In recognition of this uniqueness, courts have developed some special strategies and guidelines to deal with such litigants. We are obliged to construe their pleadings and papers liberally. Haines v. Kerner, 404 U.S. 519, 92 S.Ct. 594, 30 L.Ed.2d 652 (1972). Incarcerated pro se litigants, since they cannot avail themselves...

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