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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Dismissal

Where an inmate challenged the dismissal of his civil rights complaint, the dismissal was proper, and the judgment is affirmed. Judgment is affirmed. Bolvin v. Hutchinson (MLW No. 74428/Case No. 19-1995 – 2 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Deliberate Indifference-Exhaustion Requirements

Where an Arkansas inmate challenged the dismissal of his claim of deliberate indifference to his medical needs, the action was properly dismissed because the inmate failed to exhaust his administrative remedies. Judgment is affirmed. Boyd v. Rechcigl (MLW No. 74423/Case ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Nosebleeds-Deliberate Indifference

Where an inmate brought a deliberate-indifference claim against a doctor, the district court properly found that even if the inmate’s nasal problems, including nosebleeds, qualified as objectively serious medical needs, the record did not show that the doctor was deliberately ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Summary Judgment

Where a Missouri inmate challenged an adverse grant of summary judgment in a civil-rights action, there was no basis for reversal, so the judgment is affirmed. Judgment is affirmed. Isaac v. Unknown Flenoid (MLW No. 74291/Case No. 18-3190 – 2 ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Summary Judgment

Where a Minnesota inmate challenged the adverse grant of summary judgment in his civil-rights action, the judgment is affirmed because there was no basis for reversal. Judgment is affirmed. Clark v. Roy (MLW No. 74238/Case No. 18-1164 – 2 pages) ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Excessive Force-Qualified Immunity

Where an inmate brought claims of excessive force and deliberate indifference after a pepper-spray incident, and the defendant prison officials appealed the denial of their motion for summary judgment on the basis of qualified immunity, the inmate did not meet ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Sentence Reduction-Drug Treatment Program

Where an inmate brought an action challenging a prison regulation that barred inmates convicted of certain offenses from receiving a sentence reduction, the district court properly found that the challenge brought under the Administrative Procedure Act was foreclosed by controlling ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Arkansas Prisoner

Where an Arkansas inmate challenged the adverse grant of summary judgment in his civil-rights action, summary judgment was proper, so the judgment is affirmed. Judgment is affirmed. Toney v. Dickson (MLW No. 74223/Case No. 19-1273 – 2 pages) (U.S. Court ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Mootness

Where an inmate appealed the dismissal of his claims against correctional officials for allegedly violating his constitutional rights, the district court did not err in ruling that the claims became moot when he was transferred to another correctional facility. Judgment ...

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