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Suge Knight remains barred from receiving visitors, mail and phone calls in jail, judge rules

Suge Knight remains barred from receiving visitors, mail and phone calls in jail, judge rules

A judge rejected a motion by Marion “Suge” Knight's attorney to restore the former rap mogul's visits with family and receive mail and phone calls while he awaits trial in a murder case.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge William C. Ryan ruled Thursday that jail officials properly obtained an order earlier this year to restrict Knight's contact with the outside world to preserve jail security. Details about why the order was obtained remain under seal, but Ryan's ruling says it was done “to ensure institutional security” and not to punish the...

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