Nos. 74-1423, 74-1489.

514 F.2d 477 (1975)

Frank EDWARDS, Jr., et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS et al., Defendants-Appellees. Lawrence COLEMAN, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. John J. TWOMEY, Warden, et al., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided April 8, 1975.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Stephen G. Seliger, Herbert Beigel, Mark B. Epstein, Chicago, Ill., for plaintiffs-appellants.

William J. Scott, Atty. Gen., Raymond McKoski, Asst. Atty. Gen., Chicago, Ill., for defendants-appellees.

Before CUMMINGS and SPRECHER, Circuit Judges, and MARKEY, Chief Judge of the U. S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals.

CUMMINGS, Circuit Judge.

These consolidated actions were brought under the Civil Rights Act (42 U.S.C. § 1983) and complain principally that the four named Illinois prison inmates and their class1 had their good time revoked without due process of law by the prison Disciplinary Committee and Merit Staff at Statesville, Illinois. In particular, the complaints challenged the constitutionality...

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