Scott v. Garcia.

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U.S. District Court


Scott v. Garcia, 370 F.Supp.2d 1056 (S.D.Cal. 2005). An inmate brought a suit against a state corrections department alleging violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and against individual department employees for violation of the Eighth Amendment. The district court granted summary judgment in favor of the defendants in part and denied it in part. The court held that summary judgment was precluded on a claim that members of the prison's classification committee violated the inmate's Eighth Amendment...

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