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Offline sunrayswench

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TDCJ considering allowing inmate marriages - again
« on: November 19, 2014, 12:04:28 pm »
Full details, such as they are, here on the Grits for Breakfast blog:
 http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/tdcj-plans-to-let-inmate-marriages.html
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Re: TDCJ considering allowing inmate marriages - again
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2014, 02:06:21 pm »
Good news; and a lot sooner than I expected. I didn't know TDCJ could move that fast in a sensible direction ;)

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Re: TDCJ considering allowing inmate marriages - again
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2014, 12:11:07 am »
I think they were advised that they were on dodgy legal ground and would need to do something to avert a class action suit being brought that they would almost certainly lose.
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Re: TDCJ considering allowing inmate marriages - again
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2015, 12:08:02 am »
TDCJ inmates can now apply to marry their fiance or fiancee face to face within the prison:

http://tdcj.state.tx.us/documents/policy/AD0342.pdf
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