462 F2d 609 Sherman v. W Meier

462 F.2d 609

John W. SHERMAN, Petitioner-Appellant,
Raymond W. MEIER, Warden, Respondent-Appellee.

No. 26823.

United States Court of Appeals,

Ninth Circuit.

June 21, 1972.

Robert B. Gould, of Hubbard & Gould, Seattle, Wash., for petitioner appellant.

Charles W. Billinghurst, Asst. U. S. Atty., Tacoma, Wash., for respondent appellee.

Before CHAMBERS, BROWNING, and HUFSTEDLER, Circuit Judges.


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We affirm the district court's order dismissing appellant's habeas corpus petition on the ground that the petition did not state a claim for relief.


It is within the correctional institution's discretion to regulate the hair styles of the inmates in the manner alleged here. (Cf. Smith v. Schneckloth (9th Cir. 1969) 414 F.2d 680.)


The order is affirmed.