Pennsylvania Court strikes down law aimed at keeping convicts out of public eye

Pennsylvania Court strikes down law aimed at keeping convicts out of public eye

by aletho

RT | May 5, 2015 A federal court in Pennsylvania overturned the Revictimization Relief Act, which aimed to ban convicted criminals from speaking publicly. The federal district court on Monday said the statute introduced by lawmakers violated the first amendment rights of one-time death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal and other prisoners. The law was introduced […]

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