State Budgets and Prisoners’ Eighth Amendment Rights: Peralta v. Dillard and the Defense of Insufficient Resources

Join us for this panel discussion that addresses the interplay between a state's budgetary constraints and the protection of prisoners' rights.

The Prison Law and Policy Program Fall 2014 Speaker Series

State Budgets and Prisoners’ Eighth Amendment Rights:
Peralta v. Dillard and the Defense of Insufficient Resources


 Wednesday, September 10, 2014
12:15 – 1:20 p.m. 
[Lunch provided]
Room 1420

 With:

 Beth Colgan, Moderator
Assistant Professor of Law
UCLA School of Law

 Derek Milosavljevic
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Lead Counsel for Cion Peralta

 Sharon Dolovich
Professor of Law
UCLA School of Law

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 Join us for a discussion of Peralta v. Dillard, the recent 9th Circuit en banc decision holding that lack of state resources is a defense against prisoners’ 8th Amendment damage claims for inadequate medical care. 

This event is cosponsored by the
UCLA School of Law Criminal Justice Society and Health Law Society

 The Prison Law and Policy Program is an Initiative of the UCLA School of Law David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy