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Sixth Circuit Holds PLRA’s Physical Injury Rule Inapplicable to First Amendment Claims

On June 1, 2015, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held “that deprivations of First Amendment rights are themselves injuries, apart from any mental, emotional, or physical injury that might also arise from the deprivation, and that [42 U.S.C.] § 1997e(e) does not bar all relief for ...


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