Thomas v. Anderson

(United States Seventh Circuit) – Reinstated an Illinois prisoner’s civil rights claim that he was beaten by prison guards and undeservedly disciplined in retaliation for lawsuits and grievances he had filed. Reversed a judgment as a matter of law entered at trial, and remanded for further proceedings on his retaliation claim.

Tucker v. Collier

(United States Fifth Circuit) – Revived a prison inmate’s claim that Texas officials unlawfully banned him and other incarcerated adherents of the Nation of Gods and Earth from congregating together as their religion requires. Reversed summary judgment and remanded for further proceedings on the inmate’s claims brought under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons …

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