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Horshaw v. Casper

Illinois prisoner learns prison gang is going to “eradicate” him. He says he warned the staff, but they did nothing to protect him. The staff: We couldn’t. He didn’t say when or where the beating would happen. Seventh Circuit: Is this Agatha Christie’s 1950 novel A Murder Is Announced? The failure-to-protect claim is going to trial.


Tags: 2018, 42 USC 1983, Qualified Immunity, Seventh Circuit

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