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.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/07/2010 and 01/07/2015
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 5120.01
Rule Amplifies: 5120.01
Prior Effective Dates: 7-1-73; 10-11-82; 4-1-05