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Court Revives Prisoner Assault Suit (access required)

In a split panel decision, the 4th Circuit vacates a Roanoke district court’s dismissal of deliberate indifference claims against three prison officials filed by a prison inmate who alleges his numerous complaints about repeated physical and sexual abuse by other inmates were ignored by defendant officials; the “actual knowledge” standard for a claim of deliberate ...

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