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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit - 124 F.3d 207 (8th Cir. 1997)

Keith Arthur Chambers, # 803999B; and all present andfuture inmates similarly situated at the IowaState Men's Reformatory, Appellant,v.Sally M. Chandler-Halford; John F. Ault; Russell Behrends,C/O, and all present and future employees at theIowa State Men's Reformatory, Appellees

No. 97-2257.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Submitted Sept. 23, 1997Filed Sept. 25, 1997

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa.

Before FAGG, BOWMAN, and MURPHY, Circuit Judges.


Keith Arthur Chambers, an inmate at the Iowa State Men's Reformatory, filed a complaint under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 (1994) alleging defendants were violating Iowa law and his Eighth and Fourteenth Amendment rights by placing inmates from Administrative Segregation on a chain gang. The District Court1  dismissed the complaint pursuant to 28 U.S.C.A. § 1915A(b) (1) (West Supp.1997).

After careful review of the record and Chambers's brief on appeal, we conclude that the District Court's judgment was correct.

Accordingly, we affirm. See 8th Cir. R. 47B.


The Honorable Michael J. Melloy, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa