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Will I be Able to Take My Prescription Medications in Jail/Prison?

The Supreme Court has ruled that to show Deliberate Indifference to the medical needs of an inmate would violate the inmate’s eighth amendment rights. However, the nation’s prison and county jail systems were left to determine what Medical Need means, and there is a very wide variety of interpretations depending on the facility. For the most part, if you need life sustaining medication, such as for diabetes, you will be… Read more