Haines v. Kerner
404 U.S. 519 (1972)

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Haines v. Kerner, 404 U.S. 519 (1972)

Haines v. Kerner

No. 70-5025

Argued December 6, 1971

Decided January 13, 1972

404 U.S. 519

Syllabus

Prisoner's pro se complaint seeking to recover damages for claimed physical injuries and deprivation of rights in imposing disciplinary confinement should not have been dismissed without affording him the opportunity to present evidence on his claims.

427 F.2d 71, reversed and remanded.

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