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Prison Exercise

The Second Circuit ruled a prison warden is not protected by qualified immunity in a suit brought by a prisoner who says state correctional officials violated his Eighth Amendment rights by denying him a meaningful opportunity to exercise for six months.

MANHATTAN — The Second Circuit ruled a prison warden is not protected by qualified immunity in a suit brought by a prisoner who says state correctional officials violated his Eighth Amendment rights by denying him a meaningful opportunity to exercise for six months. 

Categories / Appeals, Civil Rights, Criminal, Health

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