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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Failure to Exhaust

Where an inmate challenged an order dismissing his civil-rights claims, the inmate failed to exhaust his administrative remedies as required, so the judgment is affirmed. Judgment is affirmed. Crowley v. Nailor (MLW No.74092/Case No. 19-1293 – 2 pages) (U.S. Court ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Summary Judgment

Where an Arkansas inmate challenged an adverse grant of summary judgment, the defendants were entitled to summary judgment, so the judgment is affirmed. Judgment is affirmed. Fowlkes v. Ryals (MLW No. 74000/Case No. 18-3131 – 2 pages) (U.S. Court of ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Recusal

Where an inmate challenged the adverse grant of summary judgment on his civil-rights claims, the district court did not err in failing to recuse himself sua sponte, and the inmate waived any arguments as to the viability of his claims, ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Sex-Offender Program

Where Iowa inmates brought an action against the department of corrections claiming that their constitutional rights were violated by the administration of the sex-offender treatment program, and the district court dismissed the federal claims without prejudice for failure to exhaust ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Administrative Remedies-Failure to Exhaust

Where an inmate challenged an adverse grant of summary judgment in a civil-rights action, the judgment is affirmed because the inmate failed to exhaust his administrative remedies. Judgment is affirmed. McDonald v. Carpenter (MLW No. 73850/Case No. 19-1306 – 2 ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Religion-Based Diet-Administrative Remedies

Where an inmate sought injunctive relief against prison officials for allegedly refusing to provide him with a daily serving of meat in accordance with his Sunni Muslim religious beliefs, the inmate failed to exhaust his administrative remedies as required by ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Summary Judgment

Where an inmate brought a civil-rights action against health care providers, the district court properly granted summary judgment to the defendants. Judgment is affirmed. Hamm v. Liggett (MLW No. 73604/Case No. 18-2386 – 2 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th ...

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