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Author:  Margaret R.  Moreland, JD, MSLS.

Source: Volume 14, Number 01, November/December 2012 , pp.7-9(3)

Correctional Health Care Report

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A Vandalia Correctional inmate who suffers from advanced osteoarthritis and vascular necrosis files a complaint alleging he was refused a transfer to an ADA-compliant facility and, because of his disability, was not considered for a work-release program. Municipal liability and deliberate indifference claims are filed against the Bossier Parish sheriff by the family of an inmate who submitted a “kite communication form” refusing an EGD and later was diagnosed and succumbed to colon cancer.

Keywords: Jaros v. Illinois Department of Corrections , 684 F.3d 667, Bedingfield v. Deen, 2012 US App. LEXIS 18739

Affiliations:  1: Pace University School of Law Library.

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