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MAYORAL v. SHEAHAN, 00-1034

Prisoner's civil rights complaint under 42 USC 1983, alleging that guards were aware of inmate gangs and drinking activity but were deliberately indifferent to plaintiff's welfare, creates triable issues of fact where guards' deposition testimony is incredible, ignorant, or suggests risk of significant harm to prisoners.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/27/2001
  • Published 03/27/2001

Judges

  • TERENCE T. EVANS, Circuit Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, RIPPLE, and EVANS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Timothy C. Klenk,Michael R. Phillips (argued), Ross & Hardies, Chicago, IL, for plaintiff-appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Patrick M. Blanchard (argued), Office of the State's Attorney of Cook County, Federal Litigation Division, Chicago, IL, for defendants-appellees.
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