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Unformatted text preview: Amendment granted no special right of access to the press to government-controlled sources of information. The Court reasoned that the importance of acceptable prison conditions and the media's role of providing information afforded "no basis for reading into the Constitution a right of the public or the media to enter these institutions . . . and take moving and still pictures of inmates for broadcast purposes." Decisions Decision: 4 votes for Houchins, 3 vote(s) against Legal provision: Amendment 1: Speech, Press, and Assembly...
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2010 for the course PLS 460 taught by Professor Lermack during the Spring '10 term at Bradley.
- Spring '10