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‘Bivens’ not extended to  retaliation claim (access required)

Where other remedies are available to an inmate claiming prison officials violated his First Amendment rights by retaliating against him for filing grievances, allowing a Bivens remedy could lead to an intolerable level of judicial intrusion into an issue best left to correctional experts. The inmate’s attempt to extend Bivens was denied. Background The issue in this ...