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Civil Rights – Statute tolled on §1983 claim while remedies are exhausted (access required)

Students from the University of Virginia law school persuaded the court to join other circuits in holding the statute of limitations was equitably tolled during the period the prisoner was exhausting his administrative remedies, thus making his § 1983 excessive force claim timely. Background William D. Battle III entered a prison in Roanoke on Dec. 6, 2013. ...

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