Satnam Singh who is currently in federal prison, may have to cut his hair and remove his turban when he is transferred to the Florida state prison system after April 9, 2006. Chapter 33-602.101(4) of the Florida Administrative Code states that “[m]ale inmates shall have their hair cut short to medium uniform length at all times….” No similar provision exists for female inmates. [Link]
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