Texas Prisoner States Arguable 1983 Claim by Asserting That He Was Forced to Walk to Shower Undressed in Winter
On appeal, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit found that Withrow had arguably shown that he was treated with deliberate indifference to his right to the minimal civilized measure of life’s necessities when he was subjected to winter temperatures in only his underwear. The court found that to be a colorable 8th Amendment claim and reversed and remanded the case. See: Withrow v. Heaton et al., 5th Cir. No. 01-40350 (2001).
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Withrow v. Heaton
|Cite||5th Cir. No. 01-40350 (2001)|
|Level||Court of Appeals|