1. Explain what the Supreme Court means when it states that deliberate indifference to serious medical needs is a violation of the cruel and unusual punishment clause of the Eighth Amendment.
[Students will revisit the “deliberate indifference” standard in future modules that address issues other than health care. Stay tuned!] 1 ½ page minimum, double-spaced.
2. If you conclude that there should be no limitations, explain why. 1 page, double-spaced. Spend some time reviewing the articles posted under the readings to get a “feel” for the diversity of issues that fall under the category of health care!
NOTE: your answer must accept the Supreme Court’s “deliberate indifference” standard
3. Discuss and analyze the Supreme Court cases that the prisoners can use as they develop their legal arguments. Minimum 1 page, double-spaced