Rules & regulations-prisoner.

38. Rules & Regulations-Prisoner U.S. District Court Moore v. Gardner, 199 F.Supp.2d 17 (W.D.N.Y. 2002). An inmate brought a pro se action against CONFISCATION prison officials under [section] 1983 and [section] 1985, alleging mail tampering and DELAY unconstitutional conditions of confinement. The district granted summary judgment, in part, to OUTGOING MAIL the defendants, finding that the alleged mail tampering did not result in an actual injury to PRIVILEGED the inmate. The court denied summary judgment for CORRESPONDENCE the defendants on the issue of whether corrections officials improperly tampered with the inmate's legal mail when they opened the inmate's letter to an FBI agent and returned it to the inmate, and whether the officials opened the inmate's letter to his attorney and removed several hundred pages of documents. (Southport Correctional Facility, New York) U.S. District Court Murphy v. Carroll, 202 F.Supp.2d 421 (D.Md. 2002). A Jewish inmate brought a pro se [section] WORK 1983 action against prison officials asking for injunctive relief and damages. The prisoner RELIGION alleged that the officials violated his First Amendment right to the free exercise of religion by refusing to accommodate his request for an alternative cell cleanup day, other than Saturday. The district court granted summary judgment in favor of the officials, finding that while the policy violated the inmate's First Amendment right, this right was not clearly established at the time of the violation and the officials were entitled to qualified immunity. The court found no rational relationship...

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