September #94 : Class Act - by Laura Whitehorn

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September 2003

Class Act

by Laura Whitehorn

As hepatitis C ravages U.S. prisons, a district court judge has allowed the 30 percent of Oregon inmates with the virus to join a suit charging the state’s penal system with a “willful refusal” of treatment. Indivi-dual prisoners—some co-infected with HIV—started suing in 2001, after exhausting the grievance process. The judge’s decision can help can a cruel and unusual punishment and set a precedent for other states.

 




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