No. 00-4268.

275 F.3d 593 (2001)

Norman SHROPSHEAR, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. CORPORATION COUNSEL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO, et al., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided December 20, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Norman Shropshear, Chicago, IL, pro se.

Mara S. Georges, Office of Corp. Counsel, Chicago, IL, David S. Barritt, Chapman & Cutler, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.

Before POSNER, RIPPLE, and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.

POSNER, Circuit Judge.

Norman Shropshear brought this suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, charging that the demolition of his home by the City of Chicago in March of 1997 had deprived him of property without due process of law. The suit was not filed until February of 2000, however, almost three years after the demolition, and the district court dismissed it as barred by Illinois's two-year statute of limitations for personal-injury suits. 735 ILCS 5/13-202. That is...

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