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Unformatted text preview: irrespective of constitutional violations o Prison administration was a technical matter best left to experts o Society was apathetic o Prisoners constitutional rights viewed as limited approach-Cooper v. Pate (1964) signaled the end of the hands-off doctrine Black Muslim could go to fed courts******test****-Minimal standards of human dignity: prisoners are still persons under the law o Access to courts, legal services and materials o Freedom of expression o Freedom of religion o Right to medical treatment o Access to reading materials and media o Prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment Conduct which shocks the reasonable conscience (lengthy solitary confinement, shackling, excessive physical punishment, torture) Leaving Prison- Parole: early release of prisoner subject to conditions set by a parole board...
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- Fall '08