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Author:  Margaret R.  Moreland, JD, MSLS.

Source: Volume 14, Number 05, July/August 2013 , pp.69-73(5)

Correctional Health Care Report

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The Sixth Circuit looks at the denial of a surgical consultation to address severe, recurring breast pain resulting from silicon injections received before incarceration by an inmate with Gender Identity Disorder. A female inmate alleges that the strip search conducted by a Corrections Officer was “undertaken to harass or humiliate” and served no legitimate penological purpose.

Keywords: Titlow v. Correctional Medical Services, Inc; De’Lonta v. Johnson; Stoudemire v. Michigan Department of Corrections; Premarin

Affiliations:  1: Pace University School of Law Library.

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