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Sara Mayeux

Recent Federal Appeals Roundup: Nuns, BBQs, Dungeons & Dragons

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As I noted before, I’m traveling this week and won’t be updating but in the meantime, here are a few posts from recent months on federal appellate decisions with especially bizarre or colorful facts. A full digest of my recent posts on federal litigation around the country can be found here: https://prisonlaw.wordpress.com/category/litigation-watch-federal/

And, in perhaps this year’s most appalling prison lawsuit yet:

  • The case of the nonexistent contraband cell phone: First Circuit allows lawsuit to proceed in case where Puerto Rico prisoner was forced to undergo exploratory abdominal surgery after approximately seven other search methods (dogs, X-rays, bowel movements…) failed to turn up the alleged contraband

Written by sara

March 22, 2010 at 10:39 am

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