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Shelton v. Angelone.

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Shelton v. Angelone, 183 F.Supp.2d 830 (W.D.Va. 2002). A state prisoner brought a [section] 1983 alleging violation of his Eighth and Fourteenth Amendment rights. The district court denied summary judgment, in part, for the defendants. The court held that fact issues about the use of a stun gun to subdue the prisoner precluded summary judgment. The court also found that correctional officers who allegedly used the stun gun were not entitled to qualified immunity. (Red Onion State Prison, Virginia)
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Title Annotation:USE OF FORCE; violation of United States Constitution. 8th Amendment and United States Constitution. 14th Amendment
Publication:Corrections Caselaw Quarterly
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1U5VA
Date:May 1, 2002
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