Timmons v. VA Dept. of Corrections, No. 7:2012cv00527 - Document 11 (W.D. Va. 2012)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge James C. Turk on 12/6/2012. (kab)
Download PDF
I TH E UNI N TED STATES DI STRI COURT CT FO R TH E W E STER N D I STR I O F V I G I I CT R N A R O A N O K E DI I O N V SI LAR RELL D ' I I TI M O N S, M TR C M cb ' OFFI U. DI K COURT EM s CE S. S AT ROANOKE, VA FI LED CA SE N O .7: 2CV 00527 1 DE2 26 2 1 22 JUL A D D , CLERK BY: DEPUTY CL ERK Pl ntff ai i , M EM O M N D U M O PI I N N O VS. VA DEPT.O F C O R R ECT I N S, O By: Jam esC .Tur k Se or Unied St e D i t i tJudge ni t at s s r c D ef endant . La r l D' ircTi mons aVigi ai aepr e ngpr > tl d t sc vi r g s rel m ti m , r ni nm t oce di o q, i e hi i l i ht - a tonp s ntt 42U. C.j1 ci urua o S. 983.Ti mmonsalge t tprs n a nitaor d e hi a le s ha io dmi srt s enid m ta f rofii l r quese f hi a trhec pli d a r ns e fc a s e t d or m fe om a ne boutf lng t eaene i t ge r l ee i hr t d n he ne a popul to Upon r e oft r c d,hec tsI a iydim is t aci a lga l ai n. eviw he e or t our 'mm rl s s es he ton s e ly f vol ri ous. I Ti onsal st f l ng s que ofe nt r e tt hi cai s Ofk i l a mm lege he olowi e nce ve s elvan o s l m . t as t Gr n Roc Cor e tonalCe e i Cha hn ,Vi gi a, a ed Ti m ons i d pec alhous ng' ee k rci nt r n t m r ni pl c m nt i s i ' a trhet d t m t the f a ed f rhi s f t bec us he( bei r cr t d by ga . On fe ol he ha e r o s a ey a e ç was ng e uie ngs' ' Augus 20,201 a i si t r omm e d t tTi monsbetans e r d bec us ofçg ng t 2, n nve tgaor ec nde ha m r f re a e sa r lt d is s' l Se embe 201 howe ,ofi i l a s d Ti onst tt r ques f ea e sue . n pt ' r 2, ver fc as dvie mm ha he e t or ta f rha bee de ed a t tt y woul s i a t rr ue t r ns e d n ni nd ha he d ubm t no he eq s. Ti nsfldt sj 1 a toni Oco r201 Hes t Vigi aDe rme of mmo ie hi 983 ci n tbe 2. ues he r ni pa t nt Cor to ( recins VDOC) s eki ata fra c , e ng rnse nd ompe aor da gesf d moi srs . ns t y ma or i tonal te s' e ' 1 1 Thec ti r quied t dim isa a ton orca m fld by aprs rag ns a our s e r o s s ny c i li ie ione ai t go nl nt le iy orofi ri t c t t nni st a ton o cai i fi ous ma ii , ve me a ntt tce f he our de e ne he c i r l m s rvol , lcous o fist saeacam o wh c rle ma b g a td 2 U.. j1 5 b ( ) I o d r o r al o tt li n ih eif y e rne . 8 SC. 91 A( )1. n r e t saeacam i a yfd r l ii a to t plitf sçta t a alg to smu tb e o ht tt li n n e e a cv l cin,he an if t l cu l le ain s e n ug o g r iearg t r i abovet s c a i lve,' o onet ti ç a i e on isf ce'r t as i ht o elef he pe ultve e l't ha s l usbl pl t a ,' aher t a meeyt o c i a l . Bel l Co v Two l, 5 U. 5 4, 7 ( 0 7 . h n r l t n ev b e' lAt. p. . mby 5 0 S. 4 5 0 2 0 ) c ' Ti nscn pr i i hi j198 lws ta i tt VDOC.I i wels tldt ta mmo nnot eval n s 3 a ui gans he t s l ete ha saeca no bes dunde j1 tt n t ue r 983.W ilv. ihi nDe tofStt Polc 491U. 58,71 l M c ga p' ae ie, S. (98 (sNjihe aStt norisofiil a tngi t rofkilc pacte a eG ro unde 1 9) tg et r ae t fcas ci n hei f a a iis r pes ns' r j1 8 ' . i r l as a p isdo. . o r me tl n i e t a aec nsd r dGrn o t 9 3.) Th s ue lo p le i . g ven n a e tt s h t r o i ee ars fhe ' t i St e'f El nt Ame at or eve h ndme pur e .'J a 70.TheVDOC i c i rda ar oft nt pos s' Z t s onsdee n m he Commonweat ofVigi aa t rf e, r bes dunde j1983.Se W ilv.Mihi n lh r ni nd,heeor camot ue r e l c ga De to SaePoie 4 U. 5 , 5 7 ( 9 9 ; r mo tGu rn vCo . Co nt S v. p' f tt lc , 91 S. 8 6 - 0 1 8 ) Fo e s aa t p v. mmu i a y & Loa I .826F. 1 1 6- ( h Ci.1 ) ns nc, 2d 383, 38 88 4t r 987 .Bec us t VDOC i t onl dee nt a e he s he y fnda t a Ti n n me ,h c u t u rl d s se tea to wi o t eu ie p ts a to h t mmo s a s t e o r s mmai imis s h ci n t u prj dc , t u n t y h r j191 b(1, lgal fi ous An a opraeo de wile e t sda 1 TheClr i 5A() ) as e ly rvol . ppr it r r l ntr hi y. ek s diecedt s c esoft smemor ndum o ni a a ompa ngor t pl i if r t o end opi hi a pi on nd cc nyi der o antf. E E T i $%2dyo Dee e, 0 2 NT R: hs - a f cmb r2 1. J ' crunied St t D i i tJ t a es c udge 1 Ti mmons f cu algainsas f it saea a ton bl # 1 3 cam a ans a o fc ra ' a t al le to lo alo tt n ci a e 98 li g i t ny fie t Gr Rock,bec ehe doesnotalege t tanyonet r hasact wih delbe at i fer een aus l ha he e ed t i r e ndif encet hi o s saf y i lghtofhi alegatonsa et n i s l i boutgang r uim e . See Fa m e v.Br ecr t nt r r ennan,511U . 825,833S. 37 (9 4 (idn ta p io ofca c n o b I beu d rh EihhAme d n fr al gt poe t n 1 9 ) f ij h t rsn fiil a n t e i l n e te g t n me t o fin o rtc a n a i i e fom vl ence by ot i esunl st ofk i knowi y and delber el ac s orf l t ac , nmat r ol her nmat es he t al ngl i at y t , ais o t r a o byi r s ns t ak wnrs t i t ss ft . e s na l n e po e o no ik o nmae' aey) 2