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Sunday, August 13, 2006

Prisoner Drug Testing

The NYT has a summary of a federal panel's recommendation to reinstate broader use of prisoners for testing drugs, with various safeguards in place in an attempt to avoid the sorts of abuses that took place in the past.  The issue, of course, raises all sorts of questions about power dynamics and how informed consent can be in that context.

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