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Update on PLN Suit Against Nevada DOC

By Prison Legal News Prison Legal News continues its efforts to defend its First Amendment right to communicate with prisoners in the Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC). In 1999 the NDOC banned all copies of PLN, claiming the publication constituted “inmate correspondence.” PLN filed suit and was granted a preliminary injunction requiring delivery of PLN

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PLN Files Censorship Suit Against Nevada DOC

By Prison Legal News On June 27, 2013, Prison Legal News filed suit in U.S. District Court against Nevada Department of Corrections (DOC) Director James G. Cox and other defendants, seeking to enjoin unconstitutional censorship by state prison officials. The lawsuit contends that the Nevada DOC has engaged in “unlawful censorship of books, magazines and

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