Civ. A. No. 2495-N.

277 F.Supp. 31 (1967)

Mrs. Sylvester SMITH, Individually and on Behalf of her minor children, Ida Elizabeth Smith, Ernestine Smith, Willie Louis Smith and Willie James Smith and on Behalf of all other mothers of needy, dependent children similarly situated, Plaintiffs, v. Ruben K. KING, Commissioner of the State Department of Pensions and Security, State of Alabama, Lurleen Burns Wallace, Chairman, State Board of Pensions and Security, State of Alabama, James Record, Mrs. Mary Waite, William M. Clarke, Temple Coley, Grant Whiddon, Mrs. Mary Ella Reavis, Members of the State Board of Pensions and Security, State of Alabama, Mrs. Clinton S. Wilkinson, Sr., Director, Dallas County Department of Pensions and Security, Individuallly and in their official capacities, Defendants.

United States District Court M. D. Alabama, N. D.

Probable Jurisdiction Noted January 22, 1968.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Charles S. Conley, Montgomery, Ala., Alvin J. Bronstein, Jackson, Miss., and Martin Garbus, New York City, for plaintiffs.

MacDonald Gallion, Atty. Gen., and Mary Lee Stapp and Carol F. Miller, Asst. Attys. Gen., State of Alabama, Montgomery, Ala., for defendants.

Before GODBOLD, Circuit Judge, and JOHNSON and PITTMAN, District Judges.

Probable Jurisdiction Noted January 22, 1968. See 88 S.Ct. 821.



This is an action for declaratory and injunctive relief filed pursuant to 42 U. S.C. § 1983.1 The "rights, privileges, or immunities" sought to be redressed are those secured by the Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States and by the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. §...


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