No. 98-4252.

259 F.3d 833 (2001)

Ricky OUTLAW, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Herb NEWKIRK and Cameron Mable, in his individual capacity, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided August 3, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ricky Outlaw, Michigan City, IN, pro se.

James B. Speta (argued), Northwestern University Legal Clinic, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Karen M. Freeman-Wilson, Jon B. Laramore (argued), Office of the Atty. General, Indianapolis, IN, for Defendants-Appellees.

Before BAUER, COFFEY, and MANION, Circuit Judges.

BAUER, Circuit Judge.

Ricky Outlaw, an aptly named prison inmate, appeals the district court's grant of summary judgment against him on his pro se claim of excessive force which he had brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. We affirm.


Outlaw is currently an inmate at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City, Indiana. However, the incidents giving rise to this suit occurred on January 29, 1997, when Outlaw was incarcerated at the Maximum...

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