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Prisoner sues for violation of civil rights – Defense Verdict (access required)

A post-conviction prisoner sought damages under 42 U.S.C. Sec.1983 for excessive force. Prisoner claimed that after being yanked from his bunk, and after being handcuffed, defendant jail deputies repeated struck him in the head in a malicious and intentional violation of his right to be free from cruel and unusual punishment under the 8th Amendment. One ...