Arizona’s male pretrial detainees in Maricopa County have a right to pursue civil rights claims that female guards are allowed to watch their shower and
A 2010 California prison rule change that eliminated “good-time credits” for suspected prison-gang members held in high security housing units has been declared unconstitutional by
A federal appeals court has reinstated a transgender prison inmate’s claim that sex reassignment surgery is a serious medical need that officials should provide. The
A white prison inmate cannot demand to be housed with another white cellmate as an accommodation to his religious beliefs, a federal appeals court says.
A Nevada prison policy of “one eye is good enough” amounts to deliberate indifference to an inmate’s medical need for cataract surgery in violation of
Hundreds of Pelican Bay State Prison inmates housed for extended periods in solitary confinement won class certification in a suit accusing the state on constitutonal