Randy Smith # 097993
P.O. Box 3310
Oshkosh, WI. 54903-3310
[Editor's Note: PLN receives mail from virtually every prison in the United States. Almost all the envelopes indicate the sender is either a prisoner or located in a prison/jail. Those prisons who do not are definitely in the minority nowadays. We recently received a letter similar to yours from prisoners in the California DOC which recently began a similar practice. This practice has been challenged in the courts and upheld as not infringing any constitutional right. Check out your West's Federal Digest for the citations. Not to be unduly pessimistic, but I don't think it is likely that a court will stop the practice given the current state of prisoner rights law.]
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