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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Administrative Segregation-Retaliation

Where an inmate presented evidence that specific defendants placed him in administrative segregation and prevented him from providing his attorney with legal documents shortly after he filed a prior lawsuit against prison officials, an issue of material fact remained on ...

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Corrections not liable for man’s blindness

The Missouri Department of Corrections and its medical services arm are not responsible for an inmate’s blindness. On Tuesday, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Alex A. Mason’s allegation that prison officials and medical personnel did not allow ...

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Nation Briefs

Extension granted in Blagojevich case Chicago U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald was granted a 90-day extension to obtain an indictment against Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, whom he has accused of corruption in a criminal complaint. U.S. District Judge James Holderman in ...

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