Week 8: Media Law

Week 8: Media Law

Speech Restrictions of Prisoners

By Jacqueline Contreras

A Pennsylvania judge struck down the Revictimization Relief Act in April of 2015. The act was meant as a way to silence prisoners and ex-prisoners from speaking of their experiences in prison, restricting their freedom of speech in the first amendment.

http://www.rcfp.org/browse-media-law-resources/news/judge-strikes-down-pennsylvania-law-restricting-speech-prisoners

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