Nos. 74-1320 and 74-1328.

514 F.2d 55 (1975)

Marvin Lee AIKENS et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees-Cross-Appellants, v. Russell E. LASH, Individually and as the Warden of the Indiana State Prison, et al., Defendants-Appellants-Cross-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided April 7, 1975.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Harold R. Berk, Russell E. Lovell, II, Indianapolis, Ind., John P. Forhan, South Bend, Ind., for Aikens.

Theodore L. Sendak, Atty. Gen., Eugene M. Fife, III, Deputy Atty. Gen., Indianapolis, Ind., for Russell Lash.

Before CUMMINGS and SPRECHER, Circuit Judges, and MARKEY, Chief Judge.

SPRECHER, Circuit Judge.

This appeal and cross-appeal arise from a district court decision granting in part and denying in part certain declaratory and injunctive relief requested by a class of prisoners at the Indiana State Prison.


This action was brought by nine named plaintiffs all of whom were then inmates at the Indiana State Prison and had been transferred from the Indiana Reformatory. The district...

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