TITLE

HELLING REVISITED: IS IT TIME TO FUNCTIONALLY DISPATCH WITH THE SOCIAL TOLERANCE PRONG OF THE ETS EXPOSURE CLAIMS?

AUTHOR(S)
Rolecki, John J.
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law;Jun2011, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p1411
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the need of controlling the secondhand smoke and the protection of the rights of non-smokers in the society with reference to the trial of Helling v. McKinney which extended the Eighth Amendment protection of the U.S. Constitution. A focus is on the environmental tobacco smoke and the minimum standard in air quality for prisons. The merging of social tolerance inquiries and objective harm in this issue is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
76111545

 

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