464 F.2d 1032 (5th Cir. 1972), 28868, Bowman v. Hale

Docket Nº28868.
Citation464 F.2d 1032
Party NameJohn BOWMAN, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. N. L. HALE, Warden, Defendant-Appellee.
Case DateJuly 28, 1972
CourtUnited States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

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464 F.2d 1032 (5th Cir. 1972)

John BOWMAN, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

N. L. HALE, Warden, Defendant-Appellee.

No. 28868.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

July 28, 1972

John Bowman pro se.

McDonald Gallion, Atty. Gen., Montgomery, Ala., for defendant-appellee.

Before JOHN R. BROWN, Chief Judge, and GOLDBERG and MORGAN, Circuit Judges.

PER CURIAM:

John Bowman, an inmate of the Alabama prison system, filed a civil rights complaint seeking injunctive relief and money damages for asserted deprivations of Federal constitutional rights resulting from a variety of alleged abuses in the administration and operation of the Atmore Prison. Among other claims he contended that (i) the failure to provide him with proper medical attention constituted cruel and unusual punishment within the prohibition of the Eighth Amendment and (ii) the confiscation and destruction of his law books and legal documents by prison officials

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established grounds for Federal relief. The District Court summarily dismissed the complaint, 302 F.Supp. 1306.

We vacate the District Court's order and remand for further proceedings consistent with our opinion in Williams v. Wainwright, 5 Cir., 1972, 460 F.2d 1080 and companion cases. 1

Vacated and remanded.


Notes:

[1] It is appropriate to dispose of this pro se case summarily, pursuant to this Court's local Rule 9(c) (2), appellant having failed to file a brief within the time fixed by...

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  • 349 F.Supp. 452 (S.D.Tex. 1972), Civ. A. 71-H-973, Dreyer v. Jalet
    • United States
    • Federal Cases United States District Courts 5th Circuit Southern District of Texas
    • September 18, 1972
    ...of Appeals. See Williams v. Wainwright, 461 F.2d 1080 (5th Cir. 1972); Richards v. Smith, 464 F.2d 1029 (5th Cir. 1972); Bowman v. Hale, 464 F.2d 1032 (5th Cir. 1972); Burroughs v. Wainwright, 464 F.2d 1027 (5th Cir. 1972); McCray v. Fondre, 462 F.2d 1374 (5th Cir. 1972); Dennson v. Tomkins......
  • 470 F.2d 988 (5th Cir. 1972), 72-2375, Bilton v. Beto
    • United States
    • Federal Cases United States Courts of Appeals Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • December 27, 1972
    ...to substantiate his claim. Campbell, supra; Williams v. Wainwright, 5 Cir. 1972, 461 F.2d 1080. See also Bowman v. Hale, 5 Cir. 1972, 464 F.2d 1032; Hutchens v. Alabama, 5 Cir. 1972, 466 F.2d 507. Vacated and remanded....
  • 501 F.2d 1291 (5th Cir. 1974), 73-1023, Gates v. Collier
    • United States
    • Federal Cases United States Courts of Appeals Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • September 20, 1974
    ...9 (5th Cir. 1969). Thompson v. Blackwell, 374 F.2d 945 (5th Cir. 1967); Schack v. Florida, 391 F.2d 593 (5th Cir. 1968); Bowman v. Hale, 464 F.2d 1032 (5th Cir. 1972). Burroughs v. Wainwright, 464 F.2d 1027 (5th Cir. It is pertinent to review this Court's discussion in Novak v. Beto, 453 F.......
  • 349 F.Supp. 278 (M.D.Ala. 1972), Civ. A. 3501, Newman v. State of Alabama
    • United States
    • Federal Cases United States District Courts 11th Circuit Middle District of Alabama
    • October 4, 1972
    ...391 F.2d 593 (5th Cir. 1968). Page 281 See also, Burroughs v. Wainwright, 464 F.2d 1027 (5th Cir., July 28, 1972); Bowman v. Hale, 464 F.2d 1032 (5th Cir., July 28, 1972). When practices within a prison system result in the deprivation of basic elements of adequate medical treatment, then s......
4 cases
  • 349 F.Supp. 452 (S.D.Tex. 1972), Civ. A. 71-H-973, Dreyer v. Jalet
    • United States
    • Federal Cases United States District Courts 5th Circuit Southern District of Texas
    • September 18, 1972
    ...of Appeals. See Williams v. Wainwright, 461 F.2d 1080 (5th Cir. 1972); Richards v. Smith, 464 F.2d 1029 (5th Cir. 1972); Bowman v. Hale, 464 F.2d 1032 (5th Cir. 1972); Burroughs v. Wainwright, 464 F.2d 1027 (5th Cir. 1972); McCray v. Fondre, 462 F.2d 1374 (5th Cir. 1972); Dennson v. Tomkins......
  • 470 F.2d 988 (5th Cir. 1972), 72-2375, Bilton v. Beto
    • United States
    • Federal Cases United States Courts of Appeals Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • December 27, 1972
    ...to substantiate his claim. Campbell, supra; Williams v. Wainwright, 5 Cir. 1972, 461 F.2d 1080. See also Bowman v. Hale, 5 Cir. 1972, 464 F.2d 1032; Hutchens v. Alabama, 5 Cir. 1972, 466 F.2d 507. Vacated and remanded....
  • 501 F.2d 1291 (5th Cir. 1974), 73-1023, Gates v. Collier
    • United States
    • Federal Cases United States Courts of Appeals Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • September 20, 1974
    ...9 (5th Cir. 1969). Thompson v. Blackwell, 374 F.2d 945 (5th Cir. 1967); Schack v. Florida, 391 F.2d 593 (5th Cir. 1968); Bowman v. Hale, 464 F.2d 1032 (5th Cir. 1972). Burroughs v. Wainwright, 464 F.2d 1027 (5th Cir. It is pertinent to review this Court's discussion in Novak v. Beto, 453 F.......
  • 349 F.Supp. 278 (M.D.Ala. 1972), Civ. A. 3501, Newman v. State of Alabama
    • United States
    • Federal Cases United States District Courts 11th Circuit Middle District of Alabama
    • October 4, 1972
    ...391 F.2d 593 (5th Cir. 1968). Page 281 See also, Burroughs v. Wainwright, 464 F.2d 1027 (5th Cir., July 28, 1972); Bowman v. Hale, 464 F.2d 1032 (5th Cir., July 28, 1972). When practices within a prison system result in the deprivation of basic elements of adequate medical treatment, then s......