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Prison Legal News, et al. v. Berkeley County Sheriff, et al.

Location: South Carolina
Last Update: January 10, 2012

What's at Stake

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit in October 2010 challenging an unconstitutional policy at the Berkeley County Detention Center in Moncks Corner, S.C. barring most books, magazines and newspapers from being sent to prisoners.

In January 2012, officials at the jail agreed to stop the unconstitutional censorship.

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