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Title "At Angola Prison, Getting Sick Can Be A Death Sentence "
Date Dec 20, 2016
Author Katie Rose Quant and James Ridgeway
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Abstract A 6-month investigation into Louisiana’s Angola prison, the largest maximum-security state prison in the country, reveals substandard and inhumane healthcare—leading to extremely high death rates for prisoners. Does this amount to unconstitutional “cruel and unusual punishment”?
Citation Katie Rose Quant & James Ridgeway, At Angola Prison, Getting Sick Can Be A Death Sentence, In These Times (December 20, 2016).

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