United States Seventh Circuit

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HOSKINS v. POELSTRA, 02-2814

A complaint arising from a city's alleged seizure and demolition of private property, including claims that a private citizen conspired with state actors, set forth adequate allegations under FRCP 8 and should not have been dismissed on the district judge's own discretion.

Appellate Information

  • Submitted 02/11/2003
  • Decided 02/28/2003
  • Published 02/28/2003

Judges

  • EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, ROVNER, and EVANS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • James Hoskins (submitted), Milwaukee, WI, pro se.

  • For Appellees:
  • Robert J. Lerner (submitted), Perry, Shapiro, Quindel, Saks, Charlton & Lerner, Grant F. Langley, Milwaukee's City Attorney's Office, Milwaukee, WI, for defendants-appellees.