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If you don’t, Judge Richard Posner will compare you to a really ugly bird.
Tiberius Mays is a former inmate of the Illinois state prison at Statesville. While a resident at the facility, he enjoyed many first-class amenities, including protracted group strip searches. When he complained, and filed suit, the inmates were allegedly subjected to an even more protracted strip search, with dirty gloves, in front of other prisoners, while the guards mocked the inmates’ bodies and genitalia.
Predictably, he sued under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, arguing, amongst other things, cruel and unusual punishment.