Topic: short answer/essay Constitutional Law

Order Description
What should be the test for determining when prison conditions constitute cruel and unusual punishments?

Is a “deliberate indifference” standard appropriate? In what case does the Court first discuss this standard?

Is it unconstitutional to confine an inmate to a four-by-six foot cell?
Why or why not?

To double-cell an inmate with a chain smoker? Why or why not?

To keep cells at 55 degrees? Why or why not?

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