Civil Procedure Keyed to Cound
Curtis v. Loether
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Petitioner brought a civil action suit against Respondents for refusing to rent an apartment to Petitioner based on her race. Petitioner contends that Respondents’ action constituted a violation of Section 804(a) of the Act. The complaint sought only injunctive relief and punitive damages. A claim for compensatory damages was later added. Respondents filed a demand for a jury trial, which the district court denied. The court of appeals reversed the decision based on the jury trial issue.
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