University of Michigan Law School
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Title "Jailhouse Medicine -- Travesty of Justice?"
Date Nov. 1972
Author Seth B. Goldsmith
Paper [ PDF ]
Abstract Inmates of the Orleans Parish Prison in New Orleans, La., are, for the first time, well on the way to receiving first class medical care under a system that may be a model for the nation. Acting under Federal court orders, this county correctional institution and the City of New Orleans have contract with Charity Hospital of Louisiana at New Orleans for the hospital to provide the inmates with medical care; the quality of the care is to be monitored by the city health department of New Orleans.
Citation 87 Health Service Reports 767 (Nov. 1972)

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