United States Seventh Circuit

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TURNER v. MILLER, 01-3413

Eighth Amendment claims for unsafe conditions of confinement at a correctional facility fail, where prison officials did not know of the presence of electrical wires in a shower, and had no information concerning any risk of harm.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 05/22/2002
  • Decided 08/21/2002
  • Published 08/21/2002

Judges

  • KANNE, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, KANNE, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Barbara J. Clinite (argued), Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Mary E. Welsh (argued), Office of the Attorney General, Civil Appeals Division, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.