No. 80-7860.

672 F.2d 1373 (1982)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Edgar TIMMONS, Jr., the group known as People Organized for Equal Rights, and other unknown individuals, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

April 12, 1982.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jack Greenberg, Bill Lann Lee, Eric Schnapper, New York City, for defendants-appellants.

James W. Moorman, Asst. Atty. Gen., Jacques B. Gelin, James C. Kilbourne, Attys., Kathryn A. Oberly, Susan Virginia Cook, Dept. of Justice, Washington, D. C., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before MORGAN, KRAVITCH and HENDERSON, Circuit Judges.

LEWIS R. MORGAN, Circuit Judge:

This controversy comes before us framed as an action for ejectment brought by the United States against various individuals1 claiming ownership of land in Harris Neck Wildlife Refuge. Defendants answered asserting through numerous defenses and counterclaims that the United States had improperly acquired the property in 1943 from defendants' ancestors. It was further alleged that after 1948 defendants' ancestors...


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