TITLE

THE FAILURE TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE MEDICAL TREATMENT TO FEMALE PRISONERS IN THE UNITED STATES

AUTHOR(S)
Weatherhead, Kendra
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer2003, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p429
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the standard of medical care required by the Eighth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Recommendation of ways to change the amendment aimed at protecting incarcerated women from abuse and inadequate medical treatment; Discussion of the current Eighth Amendment jurisprudence; Details of the Fourteenth Amendment and the Equal Protection clause violations that stem from the unequal treatment of female prisoners.
ACCESSION #
12475637

 

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