In 2-3 paragraphs, discuss as to whether or not you believe prisoners should be entitled to certain rights while incarcerated? If so, which ones? If not, why? Support your answer by using your critical thinking skills.
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Another right is freedom from arbitrary punishments and cruel punishments. According to the Eighth Amendment, every inmate has the right to be free from inhuman treatment that can be considered cruel punishment. However, the Eighth Amendment has not clearly indicated which actions are brutal, but the Supreme court states that such punishments include beheading, burning alive, and disemboweling, among others. According to Mckee (2019), inmates should also have the right to freedom from sexual harassment. That applies to sexual crimes from either fellow inmates or prison personnel. According to the court rules, guards, administrators, and government officials are liable for inflicting conditions on inmates that can allow sexual harassment or allowing any form of sexual harassment within