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Merriweather v. Zamora, No. 08-1570

By FindLaw Staff on June 24, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In an action for unlawfully opening a prisoner's legal mail, the denial of Defendants' motion for summary judgment on qualified immunity grounds is affirmed, where there was an issue of fact as to whether prison staff opened certain items, and whether they acted in disregard of prison regulations.

Read Merriweather v. Zamora, No. 08-1570

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted: December 5, 2008

Decided and Filed: June 24, 2009


Opinion by Judge Gibbons


For Appellants:

Michael E. Robinson, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC

Thomas M. Bondy, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC

For Appellee:

Robert Merriweather, Aurora, IL, pro se.

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