Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action concerning the conditions of plaintiff's involuntary confinement at a state hospital, dismissal of the complaint is affirmed where individuals who are civilly committed are not "prisoners" within the meaning of the Prisoner Litigation Reform Act.
Filed October 19, 2009
Opinion by Judge Baldock
Dustin J. Merryfield, pro se