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PRISON ADMINISTRATION - Conditions and treatment

Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 8:55 AM  

Appeal by the defendant, the federal Crown, from partial summary judgment granted in favour of the plaintiffs. The primary plaintiff and three individual defendants were inmates at a maximum security institution. An inmate strike resulted in limited time outside of cells. Security cameras covered the range outside of cells, but not the cells themselves. The cells were equipped with alarms, but inmates, including the plaintiff, had repeatedly activated their alarms during the strike to show displeasure. During the brief period in which inmates left their cells...