United States Seventh Circuit

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FILLMORE v. PAGE, 02-3208

District court properly dismissed excessive force claims brought against named authorities at a maximum security prison. Dismissal of claims against the unidentified defendants who allegedly beat plaintiff in the Segregation Unit is reversed and remanded for a thorough inquiry into whether the incident occurred and who was involved.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 06/06/2003
  • Decided 02/18/2004
  • Published 02/18/2004


  • DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judge., Before RIPPLE, KANNE, and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Alan S. Mills (Argued), Uptown People's Law Center, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Catherine B. Weiler (Argued), Office of the Attorney General, Civil Appeals Division, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.