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Double Celling: Witness Protection
241:3 Trial court certifies findings that
two correctional officials knew that placing prisoners in random cell assignments
without utilizing available classification information exposed prisoners
to a "substantial risk of serious harm." Tabech v. Gunter, 922
F.Supp. 244 (D. Neb. 1996).
Inmates in federal witness protection program could not challenge double celling on basis of hypothetical future events. 18 Unnamed "John Smith" Prisoners v. Meese, 851 F.2d (9th Cir. 1988).
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