Prisons & Jails – Civil Rights – Tort/Negligence – Denial of Medical Care – BatteryEller v. Kaufman Since plaintiff was a pretrial detainee when he was allegedly denied medical care and otherwise mistreated, the Eighth Amendment does not apply to him. Instead, plaintiff’s claims are governed by the Due Process Clause.
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Published: August 2, 2012
Time posted: 11:06 am
Tags: battery, Civil Rights, Denial of Medical Care, Prisons & Jails, Tort/Negligence