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BOYCE v. MOORE, 01-2809

A prisoner's 42 U.S.C. section 1983 claim, alleging Eighth Amendment violations through failure to protect him and refusal to provide medical care, was not actionable where log books did not create a material dispute as to knowledge of plaintiff's plight, and deliberate indifference was not established.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 10/15/2002
  • Decided 12/27/2002
  • Published 12/27/2002


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


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Todd G. Smith (argued), Lafollette, Godfrey & Kahn, Madison, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Patrick S. Smith (argued), William B. Oberts, Office of the State's Attorney of Cook County, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.
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