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Lindsay v. Yates, No. 08-3633

In an action alleging racial discrimination in the sale of real property, summary judgment for defendants is reversed where a prima facie case of housing discrimination is established whenever the actions taken by the property owner lead one to reasonably infer, if such actions remain unexplained, that it is more likely than not that such actions were based on discriminatory criterion such as race.

Read Lindsay v. Yates, No. 08-3633

Appellate Information

Argued: June 18, 2009

Decided and Filed: August 21, 2009


Opinion by Judge Keith


For Appellants:

Edward L. Gilbert, Law Offices, Akron, OH

For Appellees:

Maura L. Hughes, Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP, Cleveland, OH