Prisoner Injustice Scenarios

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In this scenario there are a lot of prisoner getting raped. Although, they are prisoners they still have some constitutional rights that apply to them as a prisoner. Their still entitled to be protected by the correctional officers at all times and if something happens to them the officer that is on duty at that time could face charges for violating their constitutionals rights. Therefore, if a prisoner is being raped on a regular basis and there is nothing being done about it then this is a violation of their Eighth Amendment right of cruel and unusual punishment because the officers knew about the rapes and done nothing to stop them. I feel that the ethical issue involved in this scenario is that the prisoners are being raped and the
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