Childers v. Maloney.

Position:Prisoner sues prison officials for violating his due process rights - Brief Article

U.S. District Court

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Childers v. Maloney, 247 F.Supp.2d 32 (D.Mass. 2003). A state prisoner sued prison officials alleging violation of his due process rights during a prison disciplinary hearing. The district court dismissed the action. The court held that the prisoner's liberty interests were not infringed upon by his loss of visitation for six weeks, placement in isolation, and transfer to another prison as discipline for violation of prison regulations. The court found that the prisoner did not have a liberty interest, under state...

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