2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 302. Prisons; state, county and municipal.
302.08 Humane treatment and punishment.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 302.08 (2017)

302.08 Humane treatment and punishment. The wardens and the superintendents and all prison officials shall uniformly treat the inmates with kindness. There shall be no corporal or other painful and unusual punishment inflicted upon inmates.

History: 1989 a. 31 s. 1625; Stats. 1989 s. 302.08.

Lawfully incarcerated persons retain only a narrow range of protected liberty interests. Hewitt v. Helms, 459 U.S. 460 (1983).

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