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Case Number: 4:21-cv-00545
Judge: Raner C Collins4:21-cv-00545
Court: United States District Court for the * District of * (* County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: Paul Gattone
Defendant's Attorney: ichelle Rebecca Saavedra and Sarah Elizabeth Pace
Description: Tucson, Arizona personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiff who sued Defendants on prisoner civil rights violation theories.
Prisoner civil rights are the rights that prisoners have, even though they are incarcerated. These rights are protected by the Constitution of the United States and by state and federal laws.
Some of the most important prisoner civil rights include:
The right to due process of law: This means that prisoners have the right to a fair hearing before they can be punished.
The right to free speech: Prisoners have the right to express their views, but this right is not absolute. Prison officials can restrict speech that is disruptive or that could endanger security.
The right to religious freedom: Prisoners have the right to practice their religion, but this right is not absolute. Prison officials can restrict religious practices that are disruptive or that could endanger security.
The right to medical care: Prisoners have the right to receive adequate medical care.
The right to protection from harm: Prisoners have the right to be protected from violence and abuse by other prisoners and by prison staff.
The right to access the courts: Prisoners have the right to file lawsuits and to challenge their treatment in court.
Prisoners who believe that their civil rights have been violated can file a complaint with the prison warden or with a state or federal agency. They can also file a lawsuit in court.
It is important to note that prisoner civil rights are not absolute. Prison officials can restrict certain rights in order to maintain security and order in the prison. However, any restrictions on prisoner rights must be narrowly tailored and must be justified by a legitimate penological interest.
If you have questions about your prisoner civil rights, you should consult with an attorney. An attorney can help you understand your rights and can help you file a complaint if your rights have been violated.
Outcome: Plaintiff's Acknowledgment Regarding Case Dismissal, IT IS ORDERED this case is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE, both sides to bear their own attorney's fees and costs. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED the Clerk of Court shall docket accordingly and close the case file in this matter. Signed by Senior Judge Raner C Collins on 8/18/23. (MYE) (Entered: 08/18/2023)