United States Seventh Circuit

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CALHOUN v. DETELLA, 98-2894

In a prisoner's claim of an Eighth Amendment violation through a deliberately harassing strip search, 42 U.S.C. section 1997e(e) does not preclude claims for nominal or punitive damages for Eighth Amendment violations involving no physical injury.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/13/2003
  • Published 02/13/2003

Judges

  • ILANA DIAMOND ROVNER, Circuit Judge., Before RIPPLE, ROVNER, and EVANS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Chad R. Anderson (argued), Thomas L. Shriner, Jr., Foley & Lardner, Milwaukee, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellant., Bryan J. Rose (argued), Office of Atty. General Civil Appeals Div., Chicago, IL, for James E. Ryan.

  • For Appellees:
  • James E. Ryan, Office of Atty. General, Chicago, IL, for Defendants.