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WHAT WE DON ’ T KNOW MIGHT HURT US : SUBJECTIVE KNOWLEDGE AND THE EIGHTH AMENDMENT ’ S DELIBERATE INDIFFERENCE STANDARD FOR SEXUAL ABUSE IN PRISONS

@inproceedings{Bruntmyer2010WHATWD,
  title={WHAT WE DON ’ T KNOW MIGHT HURT US : SUBJECTIVE KNOWLEDGE AND THE EIGHTH AMENDMENT ’ S DELIBERATE INDIFFERENCE STANDARD FOR SEXUAL ABUSE IN PRISONS},
  author={Rodney Bruntmyer},
  year={2010}
}
  • Rodney Bruntmyer
  • Published 2010
  • At age sixteen, Rodney Bruntmyer was sentenced to eight years in prison for setting a dumpster on fire.2 He was raped and then removed from, and against his wishes returned to, the general population.3 There he was raped again and repeatedly forced to perform oral sex on other inmates.4 At age seventeen, Rodney hung himself in his cell.5 His mother recalls that when she talked to the warden regarding transferring her son to a safe place, she was told, “Rodney needs to grow up . . . this happens… CONTINUE READING
    1 Citations
    Transgender Criminal Justice: Ethical and Constitutional Perspectives
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