8th Amendment Violation.

Byline: Derek Hawkins

7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Case Name: Leonte Williams v. Vipin Shah, et al.

Case No.: 18-2439

Officials: BAUER, ROVNER, and BRENNAN, Circuit Judges.

Focus: 8th Amendment Violation

Leonte Williams, an inmate in the custody of the Illinois Department of Corrections, sued a number of prison officials under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that they violated his Eighth Amendment rights by providing inadequate nutrition through a "brunch" program that served only two meals a day. The district court granted summary judgment in favor of the defendants. Because the record establishes without dispute that the brunch program was adequate as designed and also because Williams lacks evidence that any of the defendants knew that he was allegedly not...

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