5120-9-40 Inmate newspapers.

(A) Inmate newspapers may be published within institutions when approved by the warden. Inmate newspapers and their contents shall be under the administrative control and supervision of a staff member designated by the warden.

(B) All articles submitted for publication must be signed, but names may be withheld on request.

(C) Written consent by the owner or publisher of material already printed must be obtained before republication in the institutional publication. When one source is frequently used for material, a blanket approval for publication may be sought.

(D) All costs incurred in the publication of an inmate newspaper shall be charged against the inmates' industrial and entertainment fund.

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 01/07/2015 and 01/07/2020
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 5120.01
Rule Amplifies: 5120.01
Prior Effective Dates: 7-1-73; 10-11-82; 4-1-05