TITLE

PORTER et al. v. NUSSLE: certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the second circuit

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Supreme Court Cases: The Twenty-first Century (2000 - Present);2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Law
DOC. TYPE
Legal Material
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on U.S. Supreme Court case Porter et al. versus Nussle, case number 00-853, argued on January 14, 2002 and decided on February 26, 2002. The case centers on administrative remedies that prisoners can avail under the Prison Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PLRA). The District Court dismissed the respondent's suit, but the Second Circuit of the Court of Appeals reversed the ruling. The U.S. Supreme Court reversed the holding of the Second Circuit and held that PLRA's exhaustion requirement applies to all inmate suits about prison life.
ACCESSION #
19078459

 

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