Curtis v. Loether
415 U.S. 189 (1974)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Curtis v. Loether, 415 U.S. 189 (1974)

Curtis v. Loether

No. 72-1035

Argued December 5, 1973

Decided February 20, 1974

415 U.S. 189

Syllabus

The Seventh Amendment of the Constitution entitles either party to demand a jury trial in an action for damages in the federal courts under § 812 of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, which authorizes private plaintiffs to bring civil actions to redress violations of the Act's fair housing provisions. Pp. 415 U. S. 191-198.

467 F.2d 1110, affirmed.

MARSHALL, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.

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