United States Ninth Circuit

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Gregg v. Hawaii Department of Public Safety, 14-16785

Vacating and remanding a district court denial of leave to amend Eighth Amendment claims asserting cruel and unusual punishment when a former inmate uncovered psychological disorders she attributed to sexual shame therapy sessions that took place at a Hawaii correctional facility because if the plaintiff could allege that she was unaware of her injuries until sometime after she stopped participating in the therapy sessions she could establish a late enough accrual of her claims to avoid the statute of limitations bar on such claims.

Appellate Information

  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2017/08/29

Judges

  • FISHER

Court

  • United States Ninth Circuit

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