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Convict protected by law
Civil Rights (CVR) CHAPTER 6, ARTICLE 7
§ 79-c. Convict protected by law. A convict sentenced to imprisonment
is under the protection of the law, and any injury to his person, not
authorized by law, is punishable in the same manner as if he were not
sentenced or convicted.

Nothing in sections seventy-nine or seventy-nine-a of this chapter
shall be deemed to deny a convict sentenced to imprisonment the right to
injunctive relief for improper treatment where such treatment
constitutes a violation of his constitutional rights.