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Inmate Has Claim for Poor Vegetarian Diet (access required)

An inmate states an Eighth Amendment claim with allegations that defendant prison officials responsible for inmate meals have failed to provide an adequate vegetarian diet, resulting in health consequences to plaintiff of a 40-pound weight loss and illness; the Roanoke U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge denies defendants’ motion to dismiss. The Eighth Amendment to the U.S. ...