Estelle v. Gamble


Procedural Law



Estelle v. Gamble (1976) is a ruling by the SCOTUS that deliberate indifference to an inmates serious medical needs could result in a successful Section 1983 lawsuit, but medical malpractice did not rise to that standard.

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Last Modified: 08/09/2018

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