West Headnote of the Day – May 27, 2010

May 27, 2010

West's Key 310 Prisons
West's Key 310II Prisoners and Inmates
West's Key 310II(B) Care, Custody, Confinement, and Control
West's Key 310k156 k. Hazardous and Unhealthful Conditions; Housing.

310 PrisonsPersons are sent to prison as punishment, not for punishment; it is incumbent upon the incarcerating body to provide the individual with a healthy habilitative environment.
Battle v. Anderson, 447 F.Supp 516 (E.D. Okl., 1977)