University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Beard v. Banks (2006)"
Author David L. Hudson Jr.
External Link https://www.mtsu.edu/first-amendment/article/528/beard-v-banks
Abstract In this decision, the Supreme Court upheld, against a First Amendment challenge, restrictions imposed by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (whose secretary was Jeffrey A. Beard) on inmates’ reading materials. The Court’s 6-2 ruling in Beard v. Banks, 548 U.S. 521 (2006), continued its trend of extending broad deference to prison officials in the face of constitutional challenges.
Source The First Amendment Encyclopedia


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case Banks v. Beard (PC-PA-0025)

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