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Bernal v. Bexar County

Allegation: Bexar County, Tex. jail officer beat up inmate. Upon release, the now-former inmate sues. District court: Case dismissed. He didn’t exhaust the administrative remedies available to him in jail. Fifth Circuit: He’s not in jail anymore, so he didn’t have to. His suit can proceed.


Tags: 2018, 42 USC 1983, Fifth Circuit, Prison Litigation Reform Act

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