No. 88-1867.

881 F.2d 441 (1989)

Robert JACKSON, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Richard J. ELROD, et al., Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided August 7, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert D. Allison, Chicago, Ill., for Robert Jackson.

Madeleine S. Murphy, Asst. State's Atty., Chicago, Ill., for Richard J. Elrod, Sheriff, Philip H. Hardiman, Robert N. Glotz, Directors, Leon Cornelious, William Sullivan, John Blanks, Superintendents.

Before COFFEY, MANION and KANNE, Circuit Judges.

MANION, Circuit Judge.

Robert Jackson was a pretrial detainee in the Cook County Jail for two extended periods totalling 959 days. During that time correctional officials prevented him from receiving hard-bound books, mostly sent directly from the publisher. As a result of that deprivation, and as a result of the failure to notify him of the deprivation, Jackson sought compensatory and punitive damages under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against various Cook County correctional...

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