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NCJ Number: 31101 Find in a Library
Title: PRISONERS OF RESEARCH
Journal: TRIAL  Volume:11  Issue:6  Dated:(NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 1975)  Pages:16-18 AND 20
Author(s): A J BRONSTEIN
Corporate Author: Association of Trial Lawyers of America
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: Association of Trial Lawyers of America

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Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE INHERENTLY COERCIVE NATURE OF CUSTODIAL INSTITUTIONS, STATES THE AUTHOR, ELIMINATES THE POSSIBILITY OF AN INMATE'S INFORMED CONSENT TO ALLOW HIS BODY TO BE EXPERIMENTED UPON.
Abstract: INFORMED CONSENT IMPLIES KNOWLEDGE, COMPETENCY, AND VOLUNTARINESS, AND THESE CONDITIONS ARE IMPOSSIBLE WHEN INDUCEMENTS SUCH AS EXTRA WAGES ARE AVAILABLE, OR, IN THE CASE OF INDETERMINATE SENTENCES, WHEN THE PRISONER BELIEVES THAT EVERYTHING HE DOES IN PRISON WILL AFFECT THE LENGTH OF HIS SENTENCE.
Index Term(s): Inmate compensation; Inmate Programs; Inmates; Medical research
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