• U.S. District Court
  • U.S. District Court
  • 3:11cv1632
  • Sep 04 2012 (Date Decided)
  • Garfinkel, J.
A prisoner's civil-rights suit, alleging that he was force fed with unnecessary brutality, can be barred by the doctrine of res judicata, if a state court previously held that the state possessed the right to force feed.