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BONTKOWSKI v. SMITH, 01-3342

A complaint was improperly dismissed where a pro se plaintiff's request for a declaration of his right to the return of art prints, or proceeds of sale, should have been interpreted as an action for replevin or affirmative injunction, or for imposition of a constructive trust.

Appellate Information

  • Submitted 07/25/2002
  • Decided 09/26/2002
  • Published 09/26/2002

Judges

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

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Edward Bontkowski (submitted), Coleman, FL, Pro Se.

  • For Appellees:
  • Carole J. Ryczek (submitted), Office of the U.S. Atty., Civ. Div., Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.
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