Factors of Prison Litigation
Under the First Amendment, every U.S. citizen is guaranteed of freedom of association and speech. For prisoners within the country’s Criminal Justice System, there are regulations which limit them from expressing self, interpersonal interactions, and speaking with other persons (D'Andrea, 2017). This is especially true where such actions do not conform to legitimate government interests.
Prisons are empowered to only allow for freedom of speech and association if and only if these do not interfere with the ease of running administrative processes as well as the security within the correctional institutions (D'Andrea, 2017). In guiding how prisoners can ad