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‘De Minimis’ Injury from Rough Pat Down (access required)

A prison inmate who alleges defendant correctional officer on several occasions jabbed him in the testicles with a nightstick while conducting a pat-down for contraband cannot sue for excessive force because his injuries were slight and the use of force did not appear sufficiently egregious, says a Richmond U.S. District Court. Plaintiff did not seek immediate ...

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