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City of Detroit v. Detroit Assn

U.S.
Feb 23, 1981
450 U.S. 903 (1981)

Summary

approving the use of screening arrangements when the moving lawyer did not have a primary conflict of interest

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Opinion

No. 80-968.

February 23, 1981.


ORDER

Appeal from Sup. Ct. Mich. dismissed for want of substantial federal question. Reported below: 408 Mich. 410, 294 N. W. 2d 68.


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City of Detroit v. Detroit Assn

U.S.
Feb 23, 1981
450 U.S. 903 (1981)

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Case details for

City of Detroit v. Detroit Assn

Case Details

Full title:CITY OF DETROIT v. DETROIT POLICE OFFICERS ASSN. ET AL

Court:U.S.

Date published: Feb 23, 1981

Citations

450 U.S. 903 (1981)

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