Freedom of Speech & Expression
JEFFREY A. BEARD, SECRETARY, PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS v. RONALD BANKS, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED, 548 U.S. 521 (2006)
- March 27, 2006
- June 28, 2006
- Decided by:
- Roberts Court, 2005
- Legal Principle at Issue:
- Whether prison rules that keep newspapers and magazines out of the hands of disruptive Pennsylvania inmates violate the First Amendment.
- Reversed and remanded. Petitioning party received a favorable disposition.
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- David L. Hudson Jr., “Beard v. Banks (2006),” First Amendment Encyclopedia.
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