Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Bruce E. Samuels, Lewis and Roca, Phoenix, AZ, for plaintiff-appellant-cross-appellee.
Bert E. Moll, Deputy Attorney General, Phoenix, AZ, for defendants-appellees-cross-appellants.
Before: CANBY and RYMER, Circuit Judges; EZRA, District Judge.
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
RYMER, Circuit Judge:
Kenneth O. Ashelman, an Orthodox Jew and an inmate at the Arizona State Prison Complex, appeals the district court's judgment following a bench trial on his claim under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 that his right to the free exercise of religion was violated by the prison's failure to provide a kosher diet.1 The warden cross-appeals the district court's finding that prison officials prevented Ashelman from resting and fasting...
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