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Civil Procedure Keyed to Rowe
Conley v. Gibson
Citation:355 U.S. 41 (1957)
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Conley and other individuals (Plaintiff) were African-American railroad workers. After 45 African-American employees were replaced by white hires, the plaintiffs filed a lawsuit against their labor union (Defendant) for failing to give them comparable protection to that given white employees. The defendants filed a motion to dismiss, alleging that the complaint failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted.
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