Category: Constitutional Law

GOINES v. VALLEY CMTY. SERVS. BD., NO. 15-1589

Decided: May 9, 2016 The Fourth Circuit affirmed in part, vacated in part, and remanded by the court for further proceedings. Gordon Goines was experiencing difficulties with his cable service. Goines was informed by the cable company that his neighbor was splicing into his cable service and that he should...

G. G. v. GLOUCESTER CNTY. SCH. BD., NO. 15-2056

Filed: May 31, 2016 The Fourth Circuit denied Gloucester County School Board’s petition for rehearing. Judge Niemeyer dissented from the denial of the petition for rehearing. Judge Niemeyer begins his dissent by pointing out that “[b]odily privacy is historically one of the most basic elements of human dignity and individual...

DUCKETT v. FULLER, NO. 15-6568

Decided: April 25, 2016 The Fourth Circuit reversed the district court’s ruling and remanded the case for further proceedings. In April 2013, Plaintiff, Lewis Duckett, and 15 other inmates at Kershaw Correctional Institution sued the South Carolina Department of Corrections and others, alleging that the food served to him was...