No. 78-1426.

587 F.2d 21 (1978)

William Charles HENDRICKS, Jr., Appellant, v. Joseph H. HAVENER, Winston Satran, Edward Scheck, Dennis Jacobs, Clarence Zienel and all employees of the North Dakota State Penitentiary, Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Decided November 16, 1978.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William Charles Hendricks, Jr., filed brief pro se.

Edwin F. Zuern, Legal Counsel, Director of Institutions, Bismarck, N. D., filed brief for appellees.

Before LAY, BRIGHT and ROSS, Circuit Judges.


William C. Hendricks was incarcerated in the North Dakota State Penitentiary in Bismarck, North Dakota, from November 5, 1976, to February 6, 1978. In May of this year he commenced an action against the warden and several other employees and officials challenging conditions of his confinement. He sought injunctive relief as well as compensatory damages. The district court requested a special inquiry by the community programs officer of the United States...

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