INMATE RESEARCH: Issues Abound in Stanford Flap
A change of administration has focused renewed scrutiny on a Stanford psychiatrist's research with inmates at the California Youth Authority in Stockton. Two years after the completion of a six-week study of a drug to treat aggression, the CYA and Stanford are each pointing fingers, trying to unravel a conflicting welter of state and federal regulations. Stryker's Corner looks at why, even though none of the juvenile inmates was alleged to have been harmed, this has become such a tempest in a teapot.
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