The Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has held that injection of the drug apomorphine as an agent of aversion therapy constitutes cruel and unusual punishment violative of the eighth amendment when administered to nonconsenting inmates of the Iowa Security Medical Facility.
Knecht v. Gillman, 488 F.2d 1136 (8th Cir. 1973).
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