Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 275 (Mar)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Crane J

Representation Flo Krause (instructed by Tuckers, Manchester) for the claimant.
  Steven Kovats (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 19 March 2002

Catchwords

Prison - Letters - Correspondence with legal advisor - Claimant sending solicitor manuscript copy his of autobiography without prison authorities knowledge or consent - Solicitor receiving manuscript from publisher and seeking to return it to claimant - Governor refusing to allow claimant to receive manuscript unless it was examined by prison staff - Whether Governor entitled to refuse to convey manuscript.

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