Michael John GADDY, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. M. TOWNSEND, Appeals Coordinator; et al., Defendants-Appellees.
Decided: August 12, 2020
Before: SCHROEDER, HAWKINS, and LEE, Circuit Judges.
Michael John Gaddy, Pro Se Trace Maiorino, AGCA - Office of the California Attorney General, San Francisco, CA, for Defendants - Appellees
California state prisoner Michael John Gaddy appeals pro se from the district court's summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging retaliation. We have jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291. We review de novo. Toguchi v. Chung, 391 F.3d 1051, 1056 (9th Cir. 2004). We affirm.
The district court properly granted summary judgment because Gaddy failed to raise a genuine dispute of material fact as to whether defendants took any adverse action against him because of a grievance he filed to correct an erroneous disciplinary record, which was in fact corrected. See Rhodes v. Robinson, 408 F.3d 559, 567-68 (9th Cir. 2005) (setting forth elements of a First Amendment retaliation claim in the prison context).
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