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    You are the warden of a medium security prison. There has been an increase in the number of complaints about attorneys not being allowed access to inmates in your prison. Create a short brief for the corrections officers reminding them of the constitutional rights of inmates (1st, 4th, and 6th amendment rights). Need help on what there rights are? So any help would be appreciated.

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    The website will be most helpful, but I have added some explanations as well.

    1st Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

    Inmates retain only those First Amendment rights, such as freedom of speech, which are not inconsistent with their status as inmates and which are in keeping with the legitimate objectives of the penal corrections ...

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