From FB–a Case on Judicial Immunity Scott v. O’Grady and a Writ of Assistance

Holding:  the Sheriff got off, but the Mortgagee was liable for notice and due process to the tenants when a Writ of Assistance issued from the Circuit Court

760 F. Supp. 1288

William SCOTT and Rosemary Scott, Plaintiffs,
James E. O’GRADY, Sheriff of Cook County, et al., Defendants.

No. 90 C 5810.

United States District Court, N.D. Illinois, E.D.

February 26, 1991.

[760 F. Supp. 1289]


[760 F. Supp. 1290]

Lewis Check, Loyola University Community Law Center, Chicago, Ill., for plaintiffs.

Douglas B. Swill, Asst. State’s Atty., Chicago, Ill., for defendants Sheriff O’Grady and Deputy Sheriff Branch.

David Letvin, Letvin and Stein, Chicago, Ill., for defendant Diamond Mortg. Corp.

[760 F. Supp. 1291]


CONLON, District Judge.

In this action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, plaintiffs William and Rosemary Scott (“the Scotts”) sue Cook County Sheriff James O’Grady; Deputy Sheriff Kelvin…

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