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Norman v. Schuetzle, No. 08-1686

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By FindLaw Staff on November 09, 2009 3:56 PM

In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action alleging that defendant prison officials failed to protect plaintiff from an assault, district court's denial of qualified immunity to defendants is reversed where: 1) defendants did not have reason to know of plaintiff's attacker's dangerousness; and 2) defendants' conduct did not rise to the level of deliberate indifference.

Read Norman v. Schuetzle, No. 08-1686

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Submitted: February 13, 2009

Filed: November 9, 2009

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Opinion by Judge Hansen

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