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WDVA: Prisoner’s dim-lighting claim can proceed to discovery (access required)

An inmate’s claim that officials at Green Rock Correctional Center violated his Eighth Amendment rights by keeping cell lights off for 23 hours per day survived a motion to dismiss. Other claims, including the inmate’s assignment to a top bunk with no safety railing, did not sufficiently state constitutional violations. Background Plaintiff Calvin Perry is an inmate ...