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Author:  Margaret R.  Moreland, JD, MSLS.

Source: Volume 14, Number 03, March/April 2013 , pp.33-36(4)

Correctional Health Care Report

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An action is brought by a Texas inmate claiming his age, high blood pressure and extremely high temperatures amounted to a violation of the Eighth Amendment. An inmate claims wanton and unnecessary infliction of pain when he is kept naked and restrained while awaiting the keys to pass through his system.

Keywords: Farmer v. Brennan , 511 U.S. 825, Blackmon v. Garza , 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 15711, Gruenberg v. Gempler , 697 F.3d 573

Affiliations:  1: Pace University School of Law Library.

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