No. 78-1134.

587 F.2d 362 (1978)

Earl DAVIS et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. Dennis MURPHY et al., Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided November 22, 1978.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gerald P. Boyle, Milwaukee, Wis., for defendants-appellants.

Stephen M. Glynn, Curry First, Milwaukee, Wis., for plaintiffs-appellees.

Before SWYGERT, SPRECHER and BAUER, Circuit Judges.


In 1973 plaintiffs, five black residents of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, filed a civil rights action against three white defendants, two Milwaukee police officers and one Milwaukee fireman. After presentation of the plaintiff's case at a bench trial, the action was dismissed for failure to state a cause of action. On appeal this court reversed and remanded the case. Davis v. Murphy, 559 F.2d 1098 (7th Cir. 1977). In the...

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