ERIC Number: EJ555126
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Prison Officials' Liability for Inmate-to-Inmate Assault: A Review of Case Law.
Vaughn, Michael S.
Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, v25 n1-2 p1-30 1997
Examines prison personnel's civil liability under federal law for inmate-on-inmate assaults. Discusses the United States Supreme Court's decision in Farmer v. Brennan, 44 cases decided before Farmer, and 27 post-Farmer cases on inmate-against-inmate assault. These cases outline when prison officials might be held liable in post-Farmer litigation. (RJM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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