John Wesley Clutchette et al., Appellees, v. Jerry J. Enomoto1 et al., Appellants, 536 F.2d 305 (9th Cir. 1976)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - 536 F.2d 305 (9th Cir. 1976) June 23, 1976

William D. Stein, Deputy Atty. Gen. (argued), San Francisco, Cal., for appellants.

William Bennett Turner (argued), San Francisco, Cal., for appellees.


Before TUTTLE,*  HUFSTEDLER and KILKENNY, Circuit Judges.

Insofar as our opinions in Clutchette v. Procunier (9th Cir. 1974) 497 F.2d 809, and Clutchette v. Procunier (9th Cir. 1975) 510 F.2d 613, are inconsistent with Enomoto v. Clutchette, sub nom. Baxter v. Palmigiano (1976) --- U.S. ----, 96 S. Ct. 1551, 47 L. Ed. 2d 810, we vacate our prior opinions.

The cause is remanded to the district court for further proceedings consistent with Baxter v. Palmigiano, supra.


Heretofore Clutchette v. Procunier. The current Corrections Director, Enomoto, has been substituted for the former director, Procunier


Honorable Elbert P. Tuttle, Senior Judge, Fifth Circuit, sitting by designation