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Glossary Terms for Policy 450.110

Immediate Family
An Incarcerated individual's children, stepchildren, grandchildren, great grandchildren, parents, stepparents, grandparents, great grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, and a person legally married to or in a state registered domestic partnership with an incarcerated individual. "Immediate family" includes the immediate family of an incarcerated individual who was adopted as a child or an adult, but does not include an incarcerated individual adopted by another incarcerated individual (or the immediate family of the adopted or adopting individual).
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Legal Mail
Correspondence to or from: (a) Any court, the Washington state bar association (WSBA), the indeterminate sentence review board (ISRB), the Washington state office of financial management's tort claims division, Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) auditors certified by the United States Department of Justice, and/or the PREA coordinator at headquarters; (b) The president or vice-president of the United States, members of the United States Congress, embassies and consulates, the United States Department of Justice, state attorneys general, governors, members of any state legislature, and law enforcement officers in their official capacity; (c) Attorneys of record in court cases that have been filed in a local, state, or federal court; and (d) Attorneys receiving/sending correspondence with offenders concerning legal advice, including established groups of attorneys representing the offender (e.g., American Civil Liberties Union, disability rights Washington, legal service corporations, public defender associations). To be considered and therefore handled as "legal mail" the correspondence must be clearly marked "legal mail" on the outside front of the envelope, and must have a mailing address or return address which clearly indicates that the mail is to or from one of the above listed sources.
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Mail
Consists of letters, publications, or packages delivered by the U.S. Postal Service or by other established and authorized carriers.
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Sexually Explicit Materials
Consist of any item displaying, portraying, depicting, or describing: (a) Nudity, which includes exposed/visible (in whole or part, including under or through translucent/thin materials providing intimate physical detail) genitals/genitalia, anus, and/or female/transgender breast nipple(s); (b) A sex act(s) which includes, but is not limited to, genital-genital, oral-genital, anal-genital, or oral-anal contact/penetration, genital or anal contact/penetration with an inanimate object, masturbation, sadistic/masochistic abuse, bondage, bestiality, and/or bodily excretory behavior which appears to be sexual in nature; (c) A participant(s) who appears to be nonconsenting, dominated, degraded, humiliated, or in a submissive role, and/or acting in a forceful, threatening, dominating, or violent manner which appears to be sexual in nature; and/or (d) Minor(s), or models depicting minors, in a sexually suggestive setting/pose/attire.
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