No. 94-35243.

64 F.3d 1416 (1995)

Terry F. NEWELL, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Frank SAUSER; Lou Easter; Sharon Starr, Sgt.; Disciplinary Committee Chairperson; Tom Reimer, Sgt.; Robert Hartzler, Officer of the Spring Creek Correctional Center; in their individual and official capacities, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Decided September 11, 1995.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John K. Bodick, Assistant Attorney General, Anchorage, AK, for defendants-appellants.

Susan Orlansky, Young, Sanders & Feldman, Anchorage, AK, for plaintiff-appellee.

Before: WRIGHT, POOLE, and WIGGINS, Circuit Judges.

POOLE, Circuit Judge:

We consider the constitutional rights of "jailhouse lawyers." Appellee Terry Newell, a prisoner at Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward, Alaska, sued prison superintendent Frank Sauser and other prison officials pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Newell alleged that prison officials violated his civil rights by confiscating legal materials from his cell. The district court denied defendants' motion for a summary judgment and

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