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Judge: Jail visitation restrictions on Suge Knight are valid

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 states it was done "to ensure institutional security" and not to punish the Death Row Records co-founder

Knight, 51, has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder charges filed...

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