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Inmate Has First Amendment Retaliation Claim (access required)

Plaintiff inmate stated a claim for a First Amendment violation based on defendant correctional officer placing him in administrative segregation for filing a grievance against a prison sergeant, and the officer is not entitled to qualified immunity; however, the 4th Circuit affirms dismissal of claims under the Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses. Threshold issue As an initial ...