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Corrections Law for Jails, Prisons and Detention Facilities
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had no constitutionally protected right to a hearing concerning his transfer
from protective custody. "Classification matters should be left to
prison authorities unless there are clear constitutional violations involved."
Miller v. McBride, 259 F. Supp. 2d 738 (N.D. Ind. 2001). [N/R]
Inmate denied injunction against involuntary placement in protective custody; Illinois administrative code did not create a "liberty interest" in being in the prison's general population. Kellas v. Lane, 923 F.2d 492 (7th Cir. 1991).
Chaplain's statement that unidentified inmates told him prisoner was planning to attack him was insufficient cause for placing prisoner in involuntary protective custody. Kalonji v. Coughlin, 550 N.Y.S.2d 201 (A.D. 1990).
Inmate's notoriety, based on charges of execution-style murder of parole officer, and involvement in drug activity, showed good cause for involuntary protective custody. Nichols v. Mann, 549 N.Y.S.2d 827 (A.D. 1989).
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