Shorter v. United States

The Bureau of Prisons housed the inmate-plaintiff in a single cell with eleven other men. The plaintiff was a transgender woman. She was screened for her risk for sexual assault, and prison officials determined that she was at a “significantly” higher risk for sexual assault than other inmates because she presented as transgender, was small … Read more

Mack v. Yost

In Mack v. Yost, citing the U.S. Supreme Court case of Ziglar v. Abbasi, the Third Circuit declined to extend a Bivens remedy for Mack’s First Amendment retaliation claims, which were brought in the context of prison workplace assignment.