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Corrections Law for Jails, Prisons and Detention Facilities
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concerning receipt of publications by subscription are valid if reasonably
related to legitimate penological interests. Thornburgh v. Abbott, 109
S.Ct. 1874 (1989).
Prison regulations prohibiting publication of "inflammatory" and "vulgar" articles not unconstitutionally vague. Diaz v. Watts, 234 Cal.Rptr. 334 (App. 1987).
Prison officials properly censored material. Hernandez v. Estelle, 788 F.2d 1154 (5th Cir. 1986).
Inmates prevented from soliciting subscriptions. In Re Williams, 205 Cal.Rptr. 903 (App. 1984).
Prison restrictions on inmate publication were invalid. Huston v. Pulley, 196 Cal.Rptr. 155 (App. 1983).
California court upholds publication in prison newspaper of a cartoon and photograph which had been deemed offensive by correctional officials. Huston v. Pulley, 196 Cal.Rptr. 155 (App. 1983); on rehearing from 180 Cal.Rptr. 113 (App. 1982).
California Court orders prison officials to enact administrative guidelines limiting censorship of prison newspaper. Bailey v. Loggins, 654 P.2d 758, 187 Cal.Rptr. 575 (Cal. 1982); affirming 156 Cal.Rptr. 654 (App. 1979).
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