No. 72-1546.

485 F.2d 528 (1973)

Fred Donald JOHNSON, and Sandra Johnson, his wife, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. JERRY PALS REAL ESTATE, and Erv Jurinek, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided September 13, 1973.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert G. Schwemm and F. Willis Caruso, Chicago, Ill., and James M. Rosenbaum, Minneapolis, Minn., for plaintiffs-appellants.

Samuel A. La Susa, Dom J. Rizzi, Chicago, Ill., for defendants-appellees.

Before MOORE, Senior Circuit Judge, and CUMMINGS and PELL, Circuit Judges.


This civil rights action was filed under 42 U.S.C. §§ 1982 and 36042 and was based on defendants' alleged refusal to show the Negro plaintiffs any suitable residences in Riverdale, South Holland and Dolton, Illinois. Plaintiffs sought $500 in damages plus reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, as well as declaratory and injunctive relief. They also sought $10,000 in exemplary...

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