[Sentence continued from preceding page.]supervision of an attorney representing a prisoner shall be permitted to communicate with prisoners by mail, telephone and personal visits, to the same extent and under the same conditions that the attorney may do so for the purpose of representing the prisoner. Law students, legal paraprofessionals and other attorney assistants working under the supervision of an attorney contacted by a prisoner shall be permitted to communicate with that prisoner by mail, telephone or personal visits to the same extent and under the same conditions that the attorney may do so.
(b) An attorney assistant may be required to present a letter of identification from the attorney to a designated official at the central office of the Department in order to obtain an institutional pass. A pass shall not be denied based upon any of the items listed in Section 10.9(a).
(c) The pass shall remain in effect for a minimum of one year and shall permit the assiStanL to perform the functions listed in Section 9.5 (a). It may be revoked if specific acts committed by the legal assistant during a visit to an institution demonstrate his or her threat to the safety and security of that institution. This determination must be made pursuant to the procedural requirements of Section 10.8(b) (i), Section 10.8(d), and Section 10.8(e),
9.6 Law Libraries
9.7 Legal Documents and Supplies
(b) Prisoners shall be permitted to purchase and receive an unrestricted number of law books and other legal research materials from any source.
(c) Reasonable regulations governing the keeping of materials in cells and the searching of cells may be adopted, but under no circumstances may prisoners' legal documents, books and papers be read or confiscated by correctional personnel without a lawful warrant. Where the space in a cell is limited, an alternative method of safely storing legal materials elsewhere in the institution is required. provided that a prisoner shall have regular access to those materials.
9.8 Effective Date
10.2 Visiting and Waiting Areas
(b) The visiting area shall be designed so as to allow physical contact between prisoners and their visitors as required by Section 10.6.
(c) The Department shall make every effort to minimize the waiting time prior to a visit. Visitors shall not be required to wait outside an institution unless adequate shelter is provided and the requirements of Section 10.2(d) are met.
(d) All waiting and visiting areas shall provide for at least minimal comforts for visitors, including but not limited to:
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