University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Cruz v. Beto"
Date Mar 20, 1972
Author Oyez
External Link https://www.oyez.org/cases/1971/71-5552
Abstract Petitioner prisoner, an alleged Buddhist, complained that he was not allowed to use the prison chapel, that he was prohibited from writing to his religious advisor, and that he was placed in solitary confinement for sharing his religious material with other prisoners. The Federal District Court denied relief without a hearing or findings, holding the complaint to be in an area that should be left "to the sound discretion of prison administration." The Court of Appeals affirmed.
Source Oyez


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case Cruz v. Beto (PC-TX-0010)

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