Emergency Condition of an Inmate [Crime Prevention and Corrections] Law and Legal Definition

Title 15 (Crime Prevention and Corrections) of the California Code of Regulations defines the emergency condition of an inmate as “a sudden, marked change in an inmate's condition so that action is immediately necessary for the preservation of life or the prevention of serious bodily harm to the inmate or others, and it is impracticable to first obtain consent.” Hendon v. Ramsey, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89726 (S.D. Cal. Sept. 29, 2009)