Spoliation Issue A Matter For Trial, Magistrate Judge Says In Denying Sanctions

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. - The issue of whether employees at the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) willfully destroyed mail receipts requested by a plaintiff inmate is a matter for trial, a federal magistrate judge in Illinois ruled March 20 in denying the plaintiff's motion for sanctions (David Gevas v. Joyce Hoskinson, et al., No. 11-cv-325-MJR, S.D. Ill.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 38368).

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