To the editor: I have no problem with the letter writer's opinion of well-known criminal
However, Manson is completely within his rights to marry while he serves his sentence in prison. It might interest the letter writer to know the rules that govern the treatment of prison inmates in this country follow the guidelines for the treatment of prisoners of war that came out of the trials at Nuremberg after World War II.
A prison inmate choosing to marry while being incarcerated is really quite common. The practice is far from being a "California thing."
Rob Macfarlane, Newport Beach