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Sanders v. Hayden, 08-1596

In a suit by a plaintiff civilly committed as a sexually violent person, alleging violations of civil rights by state officials for cutting the wages he received for work he performed in the facility, dismissal for failure to state a claim is affirmed where the Fair Labor Standards Act does not apply to civilly-committed sexually dangerous persons.

Appellate Information

  • Submitted 08/21/2008
  • Decided 09/12/2008
  • Published 09/12/2008


  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, ROVNER, and WOOD, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Paschall L. Sanders, III (submitted), Winnebago, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

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