Property Law Keyed to Dukeminier
Shelley v. Kraemer
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Restrictive covenant banned use or occupancy by “Negroes or Mongolians” for fifty years. Shelleys, petitioners, were unaware of the restrictive covenant at the time of purchase. The lived in the home for two months before the neighbors brought suit. Trial Court enforced the covenant and required Shelleys to vacate property within 90 days and the Supreme Court of Missouri affirmated.
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