Plaintiffs bring this pro se civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Plaintiffs are incarcerated at the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas ("USDB"). Plaintiffs complain about limitations on receiving materials deemed obscene, grooming standards, and the granting of abatement days for completing certain treatment groups at the USDB. Plaintiffs allege that they have been deprived of their rights under the First, Fifth, and Fourteenth Amendments.
One of the books at issue is The Valens Legacy. The book and others by the same author are available at Good Reads, with a note at the bottom of the asbtract.
WARNING: The Valens Legacy contains explicit sexuality, nudity, violence, bad language, attempted murder, actual murder, self-defense, proactive self-defense, destruction of private property, vandalism, breaking and entering, tantric magic, polyamory, mayhem, gratuitous sex and violence, littering, breaking speed limits, a used car dealer, one Plymouth hemi, and some poor guy who just wants to earn a paycheck as a cashier.
The complaint as to abatement days is simple recited as
The Complaint alleges that the USDB has implemented a new policy on abatement days awarded for the completion of approved programs. According to the Complaint, the USDB is applying the policy only to newly arrived inmates. Plaintiff Ewan requested that the Commandant reconsider this position as it is not fair to current inmates who completed the same programs. Ewan's request was denied.
After rehearsing a number of procedural errors the court
Plaintiffs are required to show good cause why their Complaint should not be dismissed for the reasons stated herein.
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