No. 96-2848.

120 F.3d 111 (1997)

Johnny DOBY, Appellee, v. HICKERSON, Dr., Mental Health Services, ADC; Defendant-Appellant, Margaret L. Capel, Mrs., Counselor, Mental Health Services, ADC, sued as Mrs. Capel; Oglesby, Dr., Mental Health Services, ADC, sued as Dr. Ogelesby; Tommy Vestal, Mental Health Services, ADC, sued as Vessel, Defendants.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Decided July 14, 1997.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

David B. Eberhardt, Asst. Atty. Gen., Little Rock, AR, argued, for defendant-appellant.

Patricia M. Young, Little Rock, AR, argued, for appellee.

Before McMILLIAN, JOHN R. GIBSON, and BEAM, Circuit Judges.

BEAM, Circuit Judge.

Johnny Doby is a former prisoner who brought this action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 claiming that Dr. Robin Hickerson and other medical staff at the Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) violated his due process rights by administering antipsychotic medications to him without his consent. The district court,1 adopting the proposed findings and conclusions of the magistrate judge,2 concluded...


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