Corpus ID: 27491462

Hunger striking prisoners: the constitutionality of force-feeding.

  title={Hunger striking prisoners: the constitutionality of force-feeding.},
  author={Joel Greenberg},
  journal={Fordham law review},
  volume={51 4},
  • Joel Greenberg
  • Published 1983
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Fordham law review
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  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Kennedy Institute of Ethics journal
  • 2017
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