Richardson v. Runnels, No. 07-16736 - Civil Rights Law - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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Richardson v. Runnels, No. 07-16736

In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action by a prisoner alleging that he was placed in racially discriminatory lockdowns, summary judgment for defendants is affirmed in part where the lockdown did not violate due process because it did not impose extraordinary hardship on plaintiff. However, the order is reversed in part where defendants offered no evidence to disprove plaintiff's claim of racial discrimination.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted February 13, 2009

Filed January 12, 2010

Judges

Opinion by Judge Noonan

Counsel

For Appellant:

Cynthia J. Larsen, Sacramento, CA

For Appellees:

John W. Riches, II, Sacramento, CA