Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
James B. Zagel argued the cause for petitioner. With him on the brief was Patrick F. Healy.
Alan M. Wiseman argued the cause for respondents. With him on the brief were James B. O'Shaughnessy and Michael P. Seng.*
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE WHITE delivered the opinion of the Court.
This is a companion case to O'Shea v. Littleton, ante, p. 488, involving claims which the respondents, 17 black and two white residents of Cairo, Illinois, individually and as representatives of the class they purport to represent, set forth in that portion of their amended civil rights complaint which alleged wrongful conduct on the part of Peyton Berbling, individually and in his capacity as State...
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