Program on Legal and Ethical Issues in Correctional Health

In the Literature

D.L. Adams, B.A. Leath, "Correctional Health Care: Implications for Public Health Policy," Journal of the National Medical Association 94(5):294-8, May 2002 

Arthur L. Alarcon, “A Prescription for California's Ailing Inmate Treatment System: An Independent Corrections Ombudsman,” Hastings L.J. 58 (February, 2007): 591 

Cheryl E. Amana, “Drugs, AIDS, and Reproductive Choice: Maternal-State Conflict Continues into the Millennium,” N.C. Cent. L.J. 28(2005): 32. 

Nikolas Andreopoulos, “Kosilek v. Maloney: In Prison While Imprisoned in the Body of the Opposite Sex: Examining the Issue of "Cruel and Unusual Punishment" Presented by an Incarcerated Transsexual,” W. New Eng. L. Rev. 27(2005): 219. 

Femi S. Austin, “Limits on State Inmates' Access to Abortion: A Discussion of the Fifth Circuit's Decision in Victoria W. v. Larpenter,” Women's Rights L. Rep. 27(Spring 2006): 87. 

J. Baillargeon, S. A. Black, J. Pulvino, and K. Dunn, "The Disease Profile of Texas Prison Inmates," Annals of Epidemiology 10, no. 2 (February 2000): 74-80 

J.A. Beck, "Compassionate Release from New York State Prisons: Why Are So Few Getting Out?," Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 27:3 

Alan Berkman, "Prison Health: The Breaking Point," American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 85, No. 12 (1995) 

Catherine Megan Bradley, “Old Remedies Are New Again: Deliberate Indifference and the Recievership in Plata v. Schwarzenegger,” N.Y.U. Ann. Surv. Am. L. 62(2007): 703. 

Andrew Brunsden, “Hepatitis C in Prisons: Evolving Toward Decency through Adequate Medical Care and Public Health Reform,” UCLA L. Rev. 54(December 2006): 465. 

Elizabeth Budnitz, “Not a Part of Her Sentence: Applying the Supreme Court's Johnson v. California to Prison Abortion Policies,” 71 Brooklyn L. Rev. 71 (Spring 2006): 1291 

Scott Burris, "Prisons, Law and Public Health: The Case for a Coordinated Response to Epidemic Disease Behind Bars," 47 U. Miami L. Rev. 291 (1992) 

C.A. Butzin, S.S. Martin & J.A. Inciardi, "Evaluating Component Effects of a Prison-based Treatment Continuum," Journal for Substance Abuse Treatment 22(2):63-9, Mar. 2002 

Meredith S. Byars, “The Supreme Court's Section 5 Analysis in Tennessee v. Lane: Considering the Future of State Sovereignty, Public Policy, and the Treatment Needs of Mentally Ill Prisoners,” Tul. L. Rev. 80(February 2006): 947. 

Julie D. Cantor, “Of Pills and Needles: Involuntarily Medicating the Psychotic Inmate when Execution Looms ,” Ind. Health L. Rev. 2(2005): 117. 

F. Cohn, "The Ethics of End-of-Life Care for Prison Inmates," Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 27:3 

Allison Cohn, “Can $1 Buy Constitutionality?: The Effect of Nominal and Punitive Damages on the Prison Litigation Reform Act's Physical Injury Requirement,” U. Pa. J. Const. L. 8(March 2006): 299. 

Thomas J. Conklin, Thomas Lincoln & Robert W. Tuthill, "Self-Reported Health and Prior Health Behaviors of Newly Admitted Correctional Inmates," American Journal of Public Health, 90(12):1939, Dec. 2000 

B. Patrick Costello, Jr., "'Imminent Danger' Within28 U.S.C. § 1915(G) of the Prison Litigation Reform Act: Are Congress and Courts Being Realistic?," 29 J. Legis. 1 (2002) 

M.D. Cunningham, M.P. Vigen, "Death Row Inmate Characteristics, Adjustment, and Confinement: A Critical Review of the Literature," Behavioral Sciences and the Law 20(1-2):191-210, 2002 

Deborah W. Denno, “The Lethal Injection Quandary: How Medicine has Dismantled the Death Penalty,” Fordham L. Rev. 76(2007): 49 

Sharon Dolovich, “State Punishment and Private Prisons,” Duke L.J. 55(2005): 437. 

Robert T. Downs, "The Right to Procreate While Incarcerated: A Look at the 'Obvious' Differences Between Male and Female Inmates," 12 S. Cal. Rev. L. & Women's Stud. 67 (2002) 

N.N. Dubler, "The Collision of Confinement and Care: End-of-Life Care in Prisons and Jails," Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 27:3 

Sarah L. Dunn, "The "Art" of Procreation: Why Assisted Reproduction Technology Allows for the Preservation of Female Prisoners' Right to Procreate," Fordham Law Review 70 (May 2002): 2561 

Editors, “Prisoners' Rights,” Geo. L.J. Ann. Rev. Crim. Proc. 34(2005): 913 

Editors, “Prisoners' Rights,” Geo. L.J. Ann. Rev. Crim. Proc. 36(2007): 947 

Erica M. Eisinger, Daniel E. Manville, and Kelly Rimmer, “Prisoners' Rights,” 52 Wayne L. Rev. 52(Summer 2006): 857. 

Jaime Escuder, "Prisoner Parents: An Argument for Extending the Right to Procreate to Incarcerated Men and Women," 2002 U. Chi. Legal F. 271 (2002) 

Paul Evans, “The Americans with Disabilities Act and Inmates with Disabilities: The Extent to Which Title II of the Act Provides a Recourse,” J. L. & Politics 22(2006) 563 

Paul Evans, “The Americans with Disabilities Act and Inmates with Disabilities: The Extent to Which Title II of the Act Provides a Recourse,” Wash. U. J.L. & Pol'y 22(Winter 2006): 563. 

S. Fazel, J. McMillan, I. O'Donnell, "Dementia In Prison: Ethical and Legal Implications," Journal of Medical Ethics 28(3):156-9, Jun. 2002. (England) 

Courtney Flack, “Chemical Castration: An Effective Treatment for the Sexually Motivated Pedophile or an Impotent Alternative to Traditional Incarceration?,” J.L. Soc'y 7(Fall 2005): 173 

N. Freudenberg, "Jails, Prisons, and the Health of Urban Populations: A Review of the Impact of the Correctional System on Community Health," Journal of Urban Health 78, no. 2 (June 2001): 214-35 

Martin A. Geer, "Protection of Female Prisoners: Dissolving Standards of Decency," 2 Margins 209 (Fall 2002) 

Timothy S. Hall, "Legal Fictions and Moral Reasoning: Capital Punishment and the Mentally Retarded Defendant after Penry v. Johnson," 35 Akron L. Rev. 327 (2002) 

Theodore M. Hammett, Cheryl Roberts & Sofia Kennedy, "Health-Related Issues in Prisoner Reentry," Crime & Delinquency 47(3):390, Jun. 2001 

Robert D. Hanser, Jeffrey P. Rush, Scott M. Mire, and Attapol Kuanliang, “Liabilities Associated with HIV/AIDS in Jail Settings: Balancing Offender Legal Protections with Concerns for Public Safety,” S.U. L. Rev. 34(Spring 2007): 1. 

Clark C. Havighurst, Barak D. Richman, “Who Pays? Who Benefits? Distributional Issues in Health Care: Distributive InJustice(s) in American Health Care,” 69 Law & Contemp. Prob. 69(Fall 2006): 7 

L.M. Hayes, "Suicide in Adult Correctional Facilities: Key Ingredients to Prevention and Overcoming the Obstacles," Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 27:3 

Whitney Hinkle, "Giving Until It Hurts: Prisoners Are Not the Answer to the National Organ Shortage," 35 Ind. L. Rev. 593, 2002 

John V. Jacobi, “Prison Health Public Health: Obligations and Opportunities,” Am. J.L. and Med. 31(2005): 447. 

Mary McLean Jordan, “Care to Prevent HIV Infection in Prison: A Moral Right Recognized by Canada, While the United States Lags Behind,” U. Miami Inter-Am. L. Rev. 37(Winter 2006): 319. 

Kenneth Kerle, "Women in the American World of Jails: Inmates and Staff," Margins 2 (Spring 2002): 41 

W. Noel Keyes, "The Choice of Participation by Physicians in Capital Punishment," 22 Whittier L. Rev. 809 (2001) 

Joyce Kosak, “Mental Health Treatment and Mistreatment in Prisons,” Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 32(2005): 389. 

Seth F. Kreimer, “Rejecting “Uncontrolled Authority Over the Body”: The Decencies of Civilized Conduct, The Past and The Future of Unenumerated Rights,” U. Pa. J. Const. L. 9(January 2007): 423 

Emily C. Lieberman, “Forced Medication and the Need to Protect the Rights of the Mentally Ill Criminal Defendant,” Cardozo Pub. L. Pol'y & Ethics J. 5(Winter 2007): 479. 

R.A. Lubelczyk, P.D. Friedmann, S.C. Lemon, M.D. Stein & D.R. Gerstein, "HIV Prevention Services in Correctional Drug Treatment Programs: Do They Change Risk Behavior?," AIDS Education & Prevention 14(2):117-25, Apr. 2002

Lindy K. Lucero, Jeffery P. Bernhardt, "Thirty-first Annual Review of Criminal Procedure: VI. Prisoners' Rights," Georgetown Law Journal 90 (May 2002):2005 

N.B. Mahon, "Death and Dying Behind Bars-Cross-Cutting Themes and Policy Imperatives," Journal of Law, Medicine, & Ethics 27:3 

Elizabeth S. Malloy, Ronda Cress, J. Neil Grindstaff, and “Mental Health Courts and Title II of the ADA: Accessibility to State Court Systems for Individuals with Mental Disabilities and the Need for Diversion,” St. Louis U. Pub. L. Rev 25(2006): 307. 

Steve J. Martin, “Prison Reform: Commission on Safety and Abuse in America's Prisons: Staff Use of Force in United States Confinement Settings” Wash. U. J.L. & Pol'y 22(Winter 2006): 145. 

James D. Maynard, “One Case for an Independent Federal Judiciary: Prison Reform Litigation Spurs Structural Change in California,” McGeorge L. Rev. 37(2006): 419. 

Heather L. McCray, “Pregnant Behind Bars: Chapter 608 and California's Reformation of the Medical Care and Treatment of Pregnant Inmates,” McGeorge L. Rev. 37(2006): 314. 

Douglas C. McDonald, "Medical Care in Prisons," 26 Crime & Just. 427 (1999) 

Trevor N. McFadden, “When to Turn to Turner? The Supreme Court's Schizophrenic Prison Jurisprudence,” The Journal of Law & Politics 22(Spring 2006): 135 

K.C. Moody, C. E. Holzer, et. al., "Prevalence of Dyslexia Among Texas Prison Inmates," Texas Medicine 96, no. 6 (June 2000): 69-75 

Tecla Morasca, “Involuntary Childbirth and Prisoners' Rights: Court-Order Prison Policy Violates Fundamental Rights,” N.E. J. on Crim. & Civ. Con. 32(Winter 2006): 43. 

Douglas Mossman, "Unbuckling the 'Chemical Straitjacket': The Legal Significance of Recent Advances in the Pharmacological Treatment of Psychosis," 39 San Diego L. Rev. 1033 (Fall 2002) 

Lisa Kim Anh Nguyen, “Punishment and Crime: In Defense of Sell: Involuntary Medication and the Permanently Incompetent Criminal Defendant,” U Chi Legal F (2005):597. 

Andrea M. Odegaard, “Therapeutic Jurisprudence: The Impact of Mental Health Courts on the Criminal Justice System,” N. Dak. L. Rev. 83(2007): 225. 

J.C. Oleson, "The Punitive Coma," California Law Review 90(3):829-901, May 2002 

James J. Park, "Redefining Eighth Amendment Punishments: A New Standard for Determining the Liability of Prison Officials For Failing to Protect Inmates From Serious Harm," 20 Quinnipiac L. Rev. 407 

Katherine C. Parker, "Female Inmates Living in Fear: Sexual Abuse by Correctional Officers in the District of Columbia," American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law 10 (2002): 443 

Kelly Parker, “Pregnant Women Inmates: Evaluating Their Rights and Identifying Opportunities for Improvements in Their Treatment,” J.L. & Health 19(2004/2005): 259. 

F.R. Parker, Jr., C.J. Paine, "Informed Consent and the Refusal of Medical Treatment in the Correctional Setting," Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 27:3 

Charles A. Pettigrew, "Technology and the Eighth Amendment: The Problem of Supermax Prisons," 4 N.C. J.L. & Tech 191 (Fall 2002) 

Daniel Lublin Pollock, Natalie E. Rainer, “Healthcare Access: A Review of Major Barriers to Health Care Services for Women,” Geo. J. Gender & L. 6(2005): 825 

William Rich, "Prison Conditions and Criminal Sentencing in Kansas: A Public Policy Dialog," 11 Kan. J. L. & Pub. Pol'y 693, Spring 2002 

Ralph M. Rivera, “The Mentally Ill Offender: A Brighter Tomorrow Through the Eyes of the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act of 2004,” J.L. & Health, 19(2004/2005): 107. 

James E. Robertson, "A Clean Heart and an Empty Head: The Supreme Court and Sexual Terrorism in Prison," 81 N.C.L. Rev. 433 (January 2003) 

James E. Robertson, “The Rehnquist court and the “Turnerization” of Prisoners' Rights,” N.Y. City L. Rev. 10(Winter 2006): 97. 

Puneet K. Sandhu, “A Legal Right to Health Care: What Can the United States Learn from Foreign Models of Health Rights Jurisprudence?,” Calif. L. Rev. 95(August, 2007): 1151. 

Wesley P. Shields, "Prisoner Health Care: Is It Proper to Charge Inmates for Health Services?," 32 Hous. L. Rev. 271 (1995) 

Andrew Skolnick, "Critics Denounce Staffing Jails and Prisons with Physicians Convicted of Misconduct," Journal of the American Medical Association 280, no. 16 (October 28, 1998) 

A. Spaulding, B. Stephenson, G. Macalino, W. Ruby, J.G. Clarke & T.P. Flanigan, "Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Correctional Facilities: A Review," Clinical Infectious Diseases 35(3):305-12, Aug. 2002 

John F. Stinneford, “Issues Surrounding Punishment of Sex Offenders: Incapacitation Through Maiming: Chemical Castration, The Eighth Amendment, and the Denial of Human Dignity,” U. St. Thomas L.J. 3(Spring 2006): 559. 

Stephen S. Sypherd, Gary M. Ronan, "Prisoners' Rights: Substantive Rights Retained by Prisoners," 89 Geo. L.J. 1897 (2001) 

Daniel P. Wilansky, “Civil Rights: Prisoners' Right to Treatment Information under Pabon v. Wright,” J.L. Med. & Ethics 34(2006): 831 

Scott C. Wilcox, “Secondhand Smoke Signals from Prison,” Mich. L. Rev. 105(June 2007): 2081. 

Jeff Wyble, “Methamphetamine—The New Epidemic,” Mich. St. J. Med. & Law (Winter 2007): 115.

Books and Government Documents

American Bar Association, Commission on Correctional Facilities and Services, Resource Center on Correctional Law and Legal Services, in conjunction with the American Medical Association Division of Medical , Medical and Health Care in Jails, Prisons and Other Correctional Facilities: A Compilation of Standards and Materials, comp. Russell E. Webb (Washington, D.C.: ABA, 1974) 

Comptroller General of the United States , Prison Mental Health Care Can Be Improved by Better Management and More Effective Federal Aid (Washington, D.C.: General Accounting Office, 1979) 

Federal Prisoner Health Care Copayment Act of 2000 (Washington, D.C: U.S. G.P.O, 2000) 

ACE Program of the Bedford Correctional Staff et al. , Breaking the Walls of Silence: AIDS and Women in a New York State Maximum Security Prison (n.p.: Overlook Press, 1998). 

Victor Adint, Drugs and Prison (n.p.: Rosen Publishing Group, 1994). 

American Correctional Association, Performance Based Standards for Correctional Health Care for Adult Correctional Institutions (n.p.: American Correctional Association, 2002). 

American Public Health Association Staff et al., Standards for Health Services in Correctional Institutions (n.p.: American Public Health Association Publications, 1986). 

Kenneth Faiver, Health Care Management Issues in Corrections (Lanham, MD: American Correctional Assoc, 1998) 

Ronald Gordner, Prison Health Care: January 1986 through September 1990: 1132 Citations (Bethesda, MD: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of health, National Library of Medicine, Reference Section, 1990) 

John Gunn, Epileptics in Prison (New York: Academic Press, 1977) 

Terry Kupers, Prison Madness: The Mental Health Crisis Behind Bars and What We Must Do About It (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999) 

Douglas C. McDonald, Managing Prison Health Care and Costs (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, 1995) 

Douglas C. McDonald, et al., Telemedicine Can Reduce Correctional Health Care Costs: An Evaluation of a Prison Telemedicine Network (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, 1999) 

Lloyd F. Novick, Mohamed S. Al-Ibrahim, Health Problems in the Prison Setting: A Clinical and Administrative Approach (Springfield, IL: Thomas, 1977) 

Curtis Prout, Robert N. Ross, Care and Punishment : The Dilemmas of Prison Medicine (Pittsburg: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1988)

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