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Gates v. Towery, 05-1079

In a constitutional due process challenge to the procedures that Chicago uses for dealing with property seized by police when making custodial arrests, class certification is affirmed over defendants' meritless claims of mootness.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/29/2005
  • Published 11/29/2005


  • EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and EASTERBROOK and ROVNER, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Thomas Peters (argued), Chicago, IL, for Plaintiffs-Appellees., Julian Henriques (argued), Office of the Corporation Counsel, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellants.
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