He filed suit in federal district court under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, claiming cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. He was subsequently transferred back to NSP, but wasn't given a single cell because he had to work his way up a lengthy list to get one.
The District Court recognized that Hunt hadn't provided expert testimony regarding his claimed shy bladder problems. Relying upon Rhodes v. Chapman, 452 U.S. 337, 101 S.Ct, 2392, 69 L.Ed.2d E9 (1991), the Court found that the U.S. Constitution doesn't "mandate comfortable prisons," and dismissed the case. See: Hunt v. Hopkins, USDC Neb., Case No. 4:05cv3113 (2006 WL 1877107) (unpublished).
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