Prisoner Rights - Prisoner Rights As stated in our...

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Prisoner Rights As stated in our constitution our country clearly prohibits the use of cruel and unusual punishment. With that being said regardless of if we commit a crime we are still to be treated fairly and allowed our rights. What exactly are prisoner’s rights? Well they are First, an inmate necessarily gives up many rights and privileges enjoyed by the rest of society; second, an inmate does not relinquish all constitutional rights upon placement in prison; and third, the constitutional rights retained by the prison inmate must be balanced against the security concerns of the prison. Prisoners still have the right to freedom of speech and religion. They also have the right to freedom of arbitrary punishment, on the sole basis of beliefs, race, religion and ethnicity. This particular right allows them freedom from solitary confinements and restraints. The rights have contradictions to them also. For example even though they are entitled to the freedom of speech, their mail is searched. There are certain varieties of reading materials that they are not able to read. This is also the same for certain parts of the newspaper. The prisoners have the right to
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