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Civil Rights: 42 U.S.C. §1983-Pretrial Detainee-Deliberate Indifference to Medical Needs

Plaintiff appealed from the adverse grant of summary judgment in his §1983 action alleging deliberate indifference by corrections officers to his medical and psychiatric needs. On appeal, plaintiff contended that the district court considered inadmissible evidence, impermissibly resolved factual disputes ...

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Civil Practice: 42 U.S.C. §1983-State Court Custody Action-Younger Abstention Doctrine

Plaintiff appealed the dismissal of her §1983 action alleging violations of her constitutional rights in a pending state court custody action. Where the Younger abstention doctrine was applicable to preclude consideration of plaintiff’s federal constitutional claims arising from a pending ...

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