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EGAN V. CITY OF AURORA, 365 U. S. 514 (1961)

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Egan v. City of Aurora, 365 U.S. 514 (1961)

Egan v. City of Aurora

No. 121

Decided March 6, 1961

365 U.S. 514


Under 42 U.S.C. §§1983 and 1985, petitioner brought an action in a federal district court against a municipality and certain of its officials to recover damages for the deprivation of rights secured to him by the Constitution. The District Court dismissed the complaint, and the Court of Appeals affirmed.

Held: certiorari granted; judgment in favor of the municipality affirmed; judgment in favor of the individual defendants vacated, and the cause as to them remanded to the Court of Appeals for reconsideration. Monroe v. Pape, ante, p. 365 U. S. 167. Pp. 365 U. S. 514-515.

275 F.2d 377, affirmed in part and vacated and remanded in part.

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