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COLEMAN v. MILWAUKEE BD. OF SCH. DIR., 01-3117

Where plaintiff waited 115 days to attempt service, then failed twice, "with no even colorable justification", to properly serve a local organization under FRCP 4, district court did not abuse its discretion in declining to excuse such failure.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 03/06/2002
  • Decided 05/20/2002
  • Published 05/20/2002

Judges

  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, EVANS, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Janet L. Heins (argued), Mequon, WI, for plaintiff-appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Miriam Horwitz (argued), Milwaukee City Attorney's Office, Milwaukee, WI, for defendant-appellee.
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