259 Wis. 588 (1951)

BOLLES, Appellant, vs. CITY OF MILWAUKEE and others, Respondents.

Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

November 6, 1951.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the appellant there was a brief by Albert F. Houghton, attorney, and Walter D. Corrigan, Sr., and Thomas M. Corrigan of counsel, all of Milwaukee, and oral argument by Mr. Houghton and Mr. Walter D. Corrigan, Sr.

For the respondents there was a brief by Walter J. Mattison, city attorney, and Clyde E. Sheets, assistant city attorney, and oral argument by Mr. Sheets and Mr. Ralph J. Chmurski, assistant city attorney.


The city of Milwaukee proposed to widen a street and in the process of doing so condemned the plaintiff's property by the procedure prescribed by ch. 275, Laws of 1931, commonly referred to as the Kline Law. The plaintiff brought this action seeking to enjoin the city from proceeding with the condemnation on the ground that the law under which condemnation was had was unconstitutional. The complaint alleges that the Kline Law deprives plaintiff of many of...


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