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Civil Rights – Prison Inmate – Reading Material – Censorship Policy (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court says the Virginia Department of Corrections’ Operating Policy 803.2 is facially unconstitutional and may not be enforced in its current form, which prompted defendant correctional officials to allow Playboy magazine, but to remove from the prison library the novels Ulysses and Lady Chatterley’s Lover. Couch v. Jabe (Turk, J.) No. 7:09cv00434, ...