The petition sought direction to Tihar Jail Authorities for arrangements to provide Conjugal Visitation
Rights to the prisoners lodged there.
The Effect of Conjugal Visitation
on Sexual Violence in Prison.
Relenting in the name of love, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has restored overnight conjugal visitation
at the Muntinlupa City prison after months of withdrawing the privilege following raids at the facility late last year that yielded contraband goods and revealed luxury accommodations within the compound.
. Defined as unsupervised visits that permit sexual contact between inmates and their spouses, conjugal visitation
is an unbalanced development in Western countries.
While many states have adopted conjugal visitation
programs to further promote family relations, Ohio has not found that the benefits outweigh the disadvantages and financial cost to prison administrators, families of offenders and the community.
In the area of due process, prisoners have asserted that there exists a constitutional right to conjugal visitation
does not create any protected guarantee to conjugal visitation
privileges while incarcerated." (93) The court concluded that even though an inmate's right to marriage is constitutionally protected, the right to marital privacy via conjugal visits does not survive incarceration.
Eight states allowed conjugal visits.(2) If states deem conjugal visitation
appropriate, they may also be sympathetic to private sector involvement in prison industry.
Summary: New Delhi [India], May 30 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Thursday agreed to hear a PIL seeking the court's intervention in issuing a direction to Tihar Jail authorities for arrangements to provide conjugal visitation
rights to the prisoners.
programs allow inmates and their spouses personal time together on prison grounds during which they may engage in sexual intercourse (Hensley, Rutland, Gray-Ray and Durant, forthcoming; Rutland, 1995; Hopper, 1989, 1969; Kent, 1975).
are strictly prohibited, not because of moral restrictions on behavior at federal facilities but because pregnancies would compromise interpretation of the studies.
Does participation in conjugal visitations
reduce prison violence in Mississippi?