United States Seventh Circuit

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CLARK v. CITY OF BRAIDWOOD, 01-4270

A 42 U.S.C. section 1983 complaint alleged that a city's action was a continuing trespass under Illinois law, and that plaintiff did not learn of the injury until some point outside of the limitations period, thus dismissal was premature.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 12/10/2002
  • Decided 02/07/2003
  • Published 02/07/2003

Judges

  • FLAUM, Chief Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and POSNER and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Joseph M. Williams (argued), Wheaton, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Michael G. Cainkar (argued), Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.