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Chrisman v. Estate of Seth Michael Zakora

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-614 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a prisoner’s criminal act of voluntarily ingesting an illegal drug banned within the prison can give rise to that prisoner’s federal constitutional claim that under the Eighth Amendment state corrections officials failed to protect him by not preventing the influx of illegal drugs into the prison or failed to supervise other employees to protect him.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 03 2023Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 6, 2023)
Feb 01 2023Waiver of right of respondent Estate Of Seth Zakora, et al. to respond filed.