No. 11-1532.

673 F.3d 630 (2012)

James MUNSON, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Donald GAETZ, Warden, et al., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided March 9, 2012.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Matthew Robert Carter (argued), Jonathan R. Law , James R. Thompson, Jr. , Attorneys, Winston & Strawn LLP, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Nadine J. Wichern (argued), Attorney, Office of the Attorney General, Civil Appeals Division, Chicago, IL, for Party-in-Interest.

Before MANION, ROVNER, and TINDER, Circuit Judges.

TINDER, Circuit Judge.

James Munson, an Illinois Department of Corrections prisoner serving a life sentence, alleged in a pro se 42 U.S.C. § 1983 complaint that prison officials violated his constitutional rights by barring him from personally possessing two of the six books he had shipped to the prison. The district court found that Munson failed to state a claim upon which relief may be granted. We affirm.

I. Background

We accept as true Munson...

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