Nos. 88-6254, 89-5308.

896 F.2d 184 (1990)

E. Scott McHENRY, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Samuel CHADWICK, et al., Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

Decided February 8, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Richard E. King, argued, Cookeville, William Allen, Rural Legal Services of Tennessee, Oak Ridge, Tenn., for plaintiff-appellee.

Michael L. Parsons, Asst. Atty. Gen., argued, Charles W. Burson, Atty. Gen., Michael L. Parsons, Asst. Atty. Gen., argued, Nashville, Tenn., for defendants-appellants.

Before JONES and RYAN, Circuit Judges, and CELEBREZZE, Senior Circuit Judge.

CELEBREZZE, Senior Circuit Judge.

The plaintiff-appellee E. Scott McHenry brought this action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging a deprivation of his constitutional rights while a prisoner at Brushy Mountain Penitentiary in Petros, Tennessee. Specifically, McHenry claimed he was twice assaulted by correctional officers in violation of his rights under the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution...

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