Litigation

DOJ Let Into Lawsuit On South Carolina Jail's Bible-Only Policy

COLUMBIA, S.C. - (AP) A federal judge says the U.S. Justice Department can join a lawsuit challenging a South Carolina jail's policy barring inmates from any reading material other than the Bible. Court documents filed Monday show U.S. District Judge Margaret Seymour agreed to allow the government to take part in the lawsuit. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.