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Civil Rights: 42 U.S.C. §1983-Failure-to-Protect-Official Capacity

Plaintiff, an inmate, appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment to defendant, a detention center official, on plaintiff's failure-to-protect claim. Where plaintiff did not submit evidence showing he suffered injury due to official policy or custom, his official-capacity failure-to-protect claim failed because such claim was effectively against the municipality. Judgment is affirmed. Taylor v. Holladay (MLW No. ...

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