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BROWN v. BUDZ, 03-1997

Dismissal of plaintiff-inmate's claim, alleging that defendant-prison guards failed to protect, is reversed where defendants were deliberately indifferent when they allowed an individual, with known violent propensities, unsupervised access into a room occupied by plaintiff.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/16/2005
  • Published 02/16/2005


  • WILLIAMS, Circuit Judge., Before COFFEY, WILLIAMS, and SYKES, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Erik F. Dyhrkopp, Wonah Kim (argued), Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Erik G. Light (argued), Office of the Attorney General, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees Timothy Budz, Robert E. Glotz, Aide Tyler, Aide Clark, and Aide Smith., Stephen R. Swofford, James Constantine Vlahakis (argued), Hinshaw & Culbertson, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee Raymond Wood.
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