04 Jul '11, 4am

US inmate claims his being denied pornography is 'cruel and unusual' punishment which violates US Constitution

MOUNT CLEMENS (Michigan) - A MICHIGAN jail inmate says he's being subjected to cruel and unusual punishment because he can't have pornography. In a handwritten lawsuit, 21-year-old Kyle Richards claims his civil rights are being violated at the Macomb County Jail. Richards says denying his request for erotic material subjects him to a 'poor standard of living' and 'sexual and sensory deprivation.' The Michigan Department of Corrections tells The Detroit News that prisons allow some pornographic material, though it's banned at the jail. The American Civil Liberties Union says prisons have a lot of leeway. Richards was charged with bank robbery after police followed a trail of snowy footprints and dropped money to his apartment from a bank robbery scene in January in Fraser, north of Detroit. Richards pleaded guilty. Sentencing is Aug 2. -- AP

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