No. 227, Docket 31761.

395 F.2d 920 (1968)

NORWALK CORE et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. NORWALK REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY et al., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals Second Circuit.

Decided June 7, 1968.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jonathan W. Lubell, New York City (Lubell and Lubell, New York City, Stephen L. Fine, Westport, Conn. and Dennis J. Roberts, Newark, N. J., on the brief), for appellants.

Vincent D. Flaherty, Norwalk, Conn., for appellee Norwalk Redevelopment Agency.

Thomas A. Flaherty, So. Norwalk, Conn., for appellee City of Norwalk.

Terrence J. Murphy, Jr., Norwalk, Conn., for appellee Norwalk Housing Agency.

Robert A. Slavitt, Norwalk, Conn., for appellees Towne House Gardens, Inc. and David Katz & Sons, Inc.

Michael C. Farrar, Attorney, Dept. of Justice, Washington, D. C. (Edwin L. Weisl, Jr., Asst. Atty. Gen., Alan S. Rosenthal, Attorney, Dept. of Justice, and Jon O. Newman, U. S. Atty., Hartford, Conn., on the brief), for appellees Robert C. Weaver and Charles J. Horan.

Donald Holtman, Simsbury, Conn., for Connecticut Civil Liberties Union, amicus curiae.

Robert L. Carter and Lewis M. Steel, New York City, for National Ass'n for the Advancement of Colored People, amicus curiae.

Joseph B. Robison, Sol Rabkin and Bertram S. Halberstadt, New York City, for National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing, amicus curiae.

Before SMITH, KAUFMAN and HAYS, Circuit Judges.

J. JOSEPH SMITH, Circuit Judge:

This appeal raises timely and fundamental questions regarding the availability of the federal courts to persons who, displaced by urban renewal programs, claim that they have been deprived of the equal protection of the laws in connection with government efforts to assure their relocation, and that such relocation efforts have not been adequate under the mandate of a federal statute. The plaintiffs' complaint, which attempted to raise...

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