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 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