Assata: An Autobiography - Chapters 9 and 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 9 and 10 Summary and Analysis

In chapter nine, Assata is taken to Roosevelt Hospital and treated very poorly and finally, after only ten days, moved to solitary confinement. They do all they could to thwart all that Dr. Garrett had been trying to do for her. Her lawyers file a lawsuit against the state of New Jersey for medical maltreatment. She is extradited to the State of New York, which makes the federal court action worthless. She arrives back at Rikers Island anemic and malnourished. Dr. Garrett is prevented from delivering her baby. When she goes into labor, she is taken to Elmhurst Hospital where a demonstration takes place outside the hospital and a press conference with Evelyn and Dr. Garrett. They finally agree to let Dr. Garrett deliver the baby if she signs a waiver form relieving the hospital of any responsibility. Her...

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