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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Prison Discipline-Conditions of Confinement

Where an inmate brought an action against prison officials claiming that his due process rights were violated by a move from a medium-security facility to a maximum-security facility, the conditions of confinement did not amount to an atypical and significant ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Medical Need-Deliberate Indifference

Where a detainee brought an action against prison officials claiming that they delayed his access to adequate medical treatment for a serious condition, summary judgment for the defendants is affirmed because the plaintiff failed to produce sufficient evidence to support ...

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Civil Rights: Disability Discrimination-Mental Illness-Law School Application

Where a law school applicant sued a university and school officials under the Americans with Disabilities Act, claiming that the school discriminated against him when it rejected his admission application, the judgment for the defendants is affirmed because the school ...

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Civil Practice: ADA-Nominal Damages-Mootness

Where a paralyzed plaintiff brought claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act against a convenience store company after his visits were deterred by the lack of accessible parking, and the defendant remedied the violations, the district court properly granted summary ...

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Negligence: Products Liability-Defective Design-Failure to Warn

Where the owner of an ethanol production facility sued the manufacturer of a regenerative thermal oxidizer for negligence and products liability after an explosion and fire, the owner submitted sufficient evidence of a defective design to survive summary judgment, so ...

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