Inmate Challenges Prison Porn Law After Ban on Manga, Yoga Magazines, Works of Michelangelo

A federal appeals panel has asked a district judge to decide whether it’s unconstitutional for South Dakota to impose a statewide ban on porn in prisons. The issue was raised by an inmate who was prohibited access to seemingly innocuous items, because the prison deemed them “pornography,” including a yoga magazine,…

Former Hotel Owner Sued After Charging Woman $350 for Posting Negative Review Online

The state of Indiana is suing the former owner of a hotel over a policy to charge guests $350 for making “disparag[ing]” public comments about the business. According to the state’s attorney general’s office, Katrina Arthur wrote a negative online review of Abbey Inn and Suites in March 2016. The hotel room, she…

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