"The fundamental right to send and receive written material is basic for an informed society," added Dan Pochoda, Legal Director of the ACLU of Arizona. "[Prison] administrators too often act as if prisoners check their constitutional protections at the prison door, and the ACLU was pleased to assist PLN in challenging that view in this case."
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
from American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). A corporate prison enterprise felt it had the right to determine what its prisoners read. Sometimes our justice system works, thanks to the ACLU and grass roots organizations like Prison Legal News.