United States Seventh Circuit

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MARTIN v. SNYDER, 02-1135

Prison officials were entitled to qualified immunity to a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 claim by an inmate and his wife, alleging restriction of ability to wed, where the warden did not preclude the marriage but only postponed it while visiting privileges were suspended.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/02/2003
  • Decided 05/23/2003
  • Published 05/23/2003


  • EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, EASTERBROOK, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Michael E. Martinez (argued), Bell, Boyd & LLoyd, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • John P. Schmidt (argued), Office of Atty. General Civil Appeals Div., Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellees.