Should Private Prison Guards Be Liable Under Bivens?

2019-03-18T18:48:00-05:00May 27th, 2011|Tags: , , , , , |

The Supreme Court granted certiorari last week almost assuredly to reverse a Ninth Circuit ruling creating a Bivens action for prisoners wanting to sue prison personnel at privately-run correctional facilities. The case is Minneci, et al., v. Pollard, No. 10-1104. After having read the lower court decision and cert-stage briefs, I am [...]