Personal Injury

Immigration Medical Care:

Detainees Are Left in the Hands of Under-Supervised Contract Caretakers

, The Legal Intelligencer


In a landmark holding released in May, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Hui v. Castaneda , 2010 WL 1740524, that the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C.A. § 233(a), precludes Bivens-type actions against U.S. Public Health Service personnel for constitutional violations arising out of the performance of their official duties.

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