Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Steven B. Berlin, Kenneth B. Stratton, Littler, Mendelson, Fastiff, Tichy & Mathiason, San Francisco, California, for plaintiff-appellant.
Richard D. Wasserman, Assistant Attorney General, Salem, Oregon, for defendants-appellees.
Before: SCHROEDER, FLETCHER, and RYMER, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
Opinion by Judge FLETCHER; dissent by Judge RYMER.
FLETCHER, Circuit Judge:
Charles M. Keenan appeals the grant of summary judgment dismissing his prisoner's § 1983 action. Keenan alleged that the defendants transferred him without due process, confined him under cruel and unusual conditions, denied him his First Amendment rights, denied him access to the courts, wrongfully opened his mail from the courts outside his presence, and imposed an illegal fine...
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