No. 16-2939.

891 F.3d 468 (2018)

Mr. Gregory L. RICKS, Appellant, v. LIEUTENANT D. SHOVER; C/O Kile.

United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.

Opinion filed: June 5, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James A. Kraehenbuehl , [Argued], Boies Schiller Flexner , 1401 New York Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20005, Counsel for Appellant.

Josh Shapiro , Attorney General, Claudia M. Tesoro [Argued], Senior Deputy Attorney General, John G. Knorr, III , Chief Deputy Attorney General, Chief, Appellate Litigation Section, Office of Attorney General of Pennsylvania, 21 South 12th Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, Counsel for Appellee.

Before: CHAGARES, SCIRICA, and RENDELL, Circuit Judges.


In this § 1983 case, Plaintiff-Appellant Gregory Ricks, a former inmate at Pennsylvania State Corrections facility SCI-Graterford, appeals the dismissal of his complaint alleging sexual abuse and excessive force in violation of the Eighth Amendment. His two claims arise from an alleged incident where...

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