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Lewis v. Casey

Docket No.: 94-1511
Argued: November 29, 1995
Decided: June 24, 1996

Topics:

Due Process, Article I, Civil Rights Act, Due Process, EPA, Equal Protection Clause, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Medicaid, abuse of discretion, criminal procedure, disparate impact, habeas, habeas corpus, immigration, judicial review, patent, public education, separation of powers

PartyNames: LEWIS, DIRECTOR, ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, et al. v. CASEY et al. Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Petitioner: Lewis
Respondent: Casey

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 43 F.3d 1261
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Lewis
v.
Casey
518 U.S. 343 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 2174135 L.Ed.2d 606 (518 U.S.
Question:

Did a federal trial judge err when ruling that Arizona prison officials unconstitutionally failed to provide inmates with adequate legal research facilities?

Lewis v. Casey
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 29, 1995

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 8 votes for Lewis, 1 vote(s) against

Lewis v. Casey
Case Documents

1Opinion in Lewis v. Casey
2Opinion in Lewis v. Casey
Additional documents for this case are pending review.