UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
Civil Docket #96-CV-3737-I
ST. TAMMANY PARISH JAIL; ET AL,
RODNEY STRAIN, Sheriff,
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
October 31, 2000
Before JOLLY, JONES, and SMITH, Circuit Judges.
The court has carefully considered this appeal in light
of the briefs, oral arguments, and pertinent portions of the
record. Having done so, we find no reversible error of fact or law
and so affirm the judgment of the district court. In so doing,
however, we also strongly disapprove of the rhetorical excess
employed by plaintiff's counsel while in trial. There is no place
Pursuant to 5TH CIR. R. 47.5, the Court has determined that this
opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited
circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR. R. 47.5.4.
in the federal courts for appeals based on racial stereotypes or
prejudices, nor is there a place for suggesting inferences about
witnesses' conduct that are not rooted in the record.
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