An allegation that the plaintiff petitioned the county sheriff and prison superintendent and was refused suffices to establish personal involvement. The argument that letters or grievances sent to prison officials are insufficient is rejected. At 901: "If a supervisor knows of a constitutional violation, has the power to correct it, and has no reason to suppose that his subordinates will correct it, he should be liable if he fails to act." See: Alexander v. Sheahan, 998 F.Supp. 899 (N.D.Ill. 1998).
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Alexander v. Sheahan
|Cite||998 F.Supp. 899 (N.D.Ill. 1998)|