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Author:  Margaret R.  Moreland, J.D., M.S.L.S..

Source: Volume 12, Number 01, November/December 2010 , pp.7-9(3)

Correctional Health Care Report

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Hurricane Rita. In 2005, more than 450 present and former inmates confined the highsecurity unit of the US Penitentiary in Beaumont, TX, filed claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). Their claims related to the administrative decision not to evacuate the unit after Hurricane Rita.

Keywords: Spotts, Maldonando, Safe Drinking WAter Act, Eighth Amendment, sovereign immunity, Thomas, Ponder, exercise

Affiliations:  1: Pace University School of Law Library.

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