Cruel and unusual “alleged” lack of underwear?

December 11, 2012

  • 310 Prisons
  • 310III Pretrial Detention
  • 310k351 Care, Custody, Confinement, and Control
  • 310k353 k. Particular Violations, Punishments, Deprivations, and Conditions.

310 PrisonsPrisoner’s alleged temporary lack of underwear and hygiene supplies during his pretrial confinement in county jail did not implicate Eighth Amendment.
Burnett v. Kansas, 2012 WL 1825184
Suggested by Kara Boucher, Principal Attorney Editor; Thomson Reuters