Nos. 82-1799, 82-1816.

727 F.2d 669 (1984)

David SAXNER and Alfred Cain, Jr., Plaintiffs-Appellees, Cross-Appellants, v. Charles BENSON, et al., Defendants-Appellants, Cross-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided February 13, 1984.

Rehearing and Rehearing Denied June 8, 1984.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gloria C. Phares, Washington, D.C., for defendants-appellants, cross-appellees.

G. Flint Taylor, Hass, Hoffman, Schmiedel & Taylor, Chicago, Ill., for plaintiffs-appellees, cross-appellants.

Before WOOD and CUDAHY, Circuit Judges, and CELEBREZZE, Senior Circuit Judge.

Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc Denied June 8, 1984.

HARLINGTON WOOD, Jr., Circuit Judge.1

Originally the most important issue in this case was whether the members of the prison Institutional Disciplinary Committee were entitled to absolute immunity, not merely qualified immunity, from suits alleging the deprivation of a prisoner's constitutional rights. In the meantime, however, this court in Redding v. Fairman,

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