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5 new cases

NEW: Five new case summaries have been posted in the ACLU in the Supreme Court section:

Ball v. James (1981)
Renters challenge voting scheme that favored landowners

Steagald v. United States (1981)
Man arrested when his house is raided by DEA agents searching for someone else

Parratt v. Taylor (1981)
Prisoner sues correctional facility for losing his mail order valued at $23.50

Minnick v. California Department of Corrections
Officers sue California Department of Corrections for discriminating against white males and denying them promotions

University of Texas v. Camenisch (1981)
Deaf graduate student sues University of Texas for refusing to pay for a sign-language interpreter