29 Hamline L. Rev. 145 (2006)
The Gang's All Here: How the Supreme Court's Unanimous Holding in Wilkinson v. Austin Utilizes Supermax Facilities to Combat Prison Gangs and Other Security Threats

handle is hein.journals/hamlrv29 and id is 153 raw text is: THE GANG'S ALL HERE: HOW THE SUPREME COURT'S
UNANIMOUS HOLDING IN WILKINSON V. AUSTIN
UTILIZES SUPERMAX FACILITIES TO COMBAT PRISON
GANGS AND OTHER SECURITY THREATS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1.  INTRODUCTION                          147
II.  STATEMENT OF THE CASE                149
A. THE CONDITIONS OF CONFINEMENT AT
THE OSP AND THE CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM
CONTROLLING OSP PLACEMENT AND
RETENTION                          149
B. THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO,
EASTERN DIVISION                   152
C. THE SIXTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS'
MAJORITY OPINION                   153
D. THE SIXTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS'
DISSENTING OPINION                 155
E. THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT   155
III. BACKGROUND                           156
A. THE PURPOSE OF THE OHIO STATE
PENITENTIARY AND SUPERMAX PRISONS IN
GENERAL                            157
B. THE PROMINENCE OF PRISON GANGS AND
THE DIFFICULTY OF PRISON ADMINISTRA TION  158
C. THE SUPREME COURT CASES ESTABLISHING
THE AMOUNT OF PROCEDURE REQUIRED FOR
PRISON TRANSFERS                   159
D. THE CIRCUIT COURT SPLIT THAT AROSE FROM
AN ERRONEOUS READING OF SANDIN AND A
MISAPPLICATION OF THE MA THEWS
BALANCING TEST                     166

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