Palmer v. Marion County.
U.S. Appeals Court
PRISONER ON PRISONER ASSAULT
Palmer v. Marion County Marion County is the name of seventeen counties in the United States of America, mostly named for General Francis Marion:
A proceeding held before an official trial, especially to clarify points of law and facts.
1. Of or relating to a pretrial.
2. detainee de·tain·ee
A person held in custody or confinement: a political detainee.
Noun 1. detainee - some held in custody
political detainee who was severely beaten by other inmates at a county jail, brought a [section] 1983 claim alleging deliberate indifference to his safety and failure to properly train and supervise jail officials. The district court granted summary judgment in favor of the defendants and the appeals court affirmed. The appeals court held that the detainee's affidavit affidavit
Written statement made voluntarily, confirmed by the oath or affirmation of the party making it, and signed before an officer empowered to administer such oaths. that stated he personally observed the county jail's practices of segregating inmates by race, placing gang members with non-gang members, not segregating inmates who feel threatened, and not intervening to stop inmate-on-inmate violence in cell blocks occupied predominantly by non-white inmates, was insufficient to show that the county had either a widespread practice of allowing jail inmates to fight or segregating them by race. (Marion County Jail, Indiana)