Kris Edward Helton, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Secretary for the Department of Corrections, Defendant-appellant, 257 F.3d 1262 (11th Cir. 2001)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit - 257 F.3d 1262 (11th Cir. 2001)

July 17, 2001

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida (No. 98-10110-CV-NCR); Norman C. Roettger, Jr., Judge.

Before TJOFLAT, HILL and POLITZ* , Circuit Judges.


The petition for rehearing filed by the Secretary for the Department of Corrections is GRANTED. The panel's prior opinion, Helton v. Secretary for the Dep't of Corrections, 233 F.3d 1322 (11th Cir. 2000), is hereby VACATED.



Honorable Henry A. Politz, U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, sitting by designation.