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High Court Hears Arguments On Prisoner's Right To Sue Prison Employees
Posted on 1 Nov 2011 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A federal prisoner suing over his alleged mistreatment behind bars has failed to show that the remedies provided in Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents of Federal Bureau of Narcotics (403 U.S. 388 [1971]) are applicable... Read More

Split Supreme Court: Federal Prisoner May Not Sue Prison Employees Under Bivens
Posted on 11 Jan 2012 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A federal prisoner who alleges that he has been mistreated while behind bars has no grounds to proceed with his suit against individual employers of the prison under Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents of Federal Bureau... Read More