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  • Address the Constitutional implications of suicidal inmates based on decisions made in cases such as the Supreme Court Case of Estelle v. Gamble (1976), and Newman v. Alabama (1974).
  • How do you distinguish the potential suicide victim who is crying out for help from the manipulative inmate? The manipulative inmate will often threaten or feign suicide in an attempt to get his way, or in court, to bolster his insanity defense or gain sympathy.
  • How does the problem of prison overcrowding impact the issue of inmate suicide from both administration and victim perspectives?
  • 2 documentation practices that will enhance inmate care and reduce the risk of legal action.


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Running head: IMPLEMENTING CORRECTIONAL POLICIES

Implementing Correctional Policies
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IMPLEMENTING CORRECTIONAL POLICIES

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Implementing Correctional Policies
Constitutional Implications of Suicidal Inmates
In the Supreme Court cases of Estelle v. Gamble (1976) and Newman v. Alabama (1974)
have had great impacts on suicidal inmates. In the case involving Estelle v. Gamble, the supreme
court of the United States set the standard of what a prisoner must plead to claim a violation of
the Eighth Amendment rights. In the court’s ruling, it was decided that a prisoner should at all
times allege acts as well as omissions that may be considered to be sufficiently harmful to
evidence. However, the court went ahead and credited the plaintiff’s complaint where it held that
the doctors had failed to provide a...


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