462 F2d 609 Sherman v. W Meier

462 F.2d 609

John W. SHERMAN, Petitioner-Appellant,
v.
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.

PER CURIAM:

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1

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.

2

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.)

3

The order is affirmed.