West Headnote of the Day – April 29, 2010

April 29, 2010

West's Key 350H Sentencing and Punishment
West's Key 350HVII Cruel and Unusual Punishment in General
West's Key 350HVII(H) Conditions of Confinement
West's Key 350Hk1548 k. Use of force.

350H Sentencing and PunishmentIt is pain, not injury, that is the touchstone of a prisoner’s Eighth Amendment excessive force claim.
Hendrickson v. Cooper, 589 F.3d 887 (7th Cir. 2009)

Suggested by Nancy Postula; United States District Court: Urbana, IL