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Chavarriaga v. State of N..J. Dept. of Corr., 14-2044

In a prisoner civil rights action, the district court's grant of summary judgment to three named defendants and dismissal of other claims under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6) is reversed in part. The Court reversed the district court's dismissal of claims under the Cruel and Unusual Punishment Clause and the Equal Protection Clause and New Jersey state law but affirmed the denial of plaintiff's motion for class certification without prejudice and affirmed the grant of summary judgment for three named defendants.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2015/11/16




  • United States Third Circuit


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