Can the Court Refuse to Accept Further Filings from a Litigious Inmate ?
In Attwood v. Singletary, 661 So. 2d 1216, 1217 (Fla. 1995), the Court refused to accept any further filings from a litigious inmate unless signed by a member of the bar.
In so ruling, the Court noted that such action did not invade on the constitutional right of access to the courts:
This order should not be construed as a diminution of our support for the principle of free access to the courts.
To the contrary, this order furthers the right of access because it permits us to devote our finite resources to the consideration of legitimate claims of persons who have not abused the process. Id.