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Constitutional Law Keyed to Farber
City of Cleburne v. Cleburne Living Center
Citation:City of Cleburne v. Cleburne Living Center, 473 U.S. 432, 105 S. Ct. 3249, 87 L.Ed.2d 313 (1985)
Cleburne Living Center wanted to open a group home for the developmentally disabled in the city of Cleburne, Texas. A zoning regulation in the city stated that a special use permit was required for the construction of “hospitals for the insane or feeble minded….” The city council had a hearing and voted to deny the special use permit.
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