HART v. SHEAHAN, 04-1443
Dismissal of plaintiff-inmates' claim of constitutional violations related to their confinement, for failure to state a claim, is reversed where the district judge misunderstood plaintiffs' claim, which has enough merit to withstand a motion to dismiss.
- Argued 11/30/2004
- Decided 02/01/2005
- Published 02/01/2005
- POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, POSNER, and EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Thomas G. Morrissey (argued), Chicago, IL, Robert H. Farley, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Stephen R. Swofford, Hinshaw & Culbertson, Chicago, IL, Richard A. Devine, Office of the Cook County State Attorney, Steven M. Puiszis (argued), Chicago, IL, Defendant-Appellee