Conley v. Gibson by Hugo Black

Conley v. Gibson, 355 U.S. 41 (1957), was a case decided by the Supreme Court of the United States that provided a basis for a broad reading of the "short plain statement" requirement for pleading under Rule 8 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Excerpted from Conley v. Gibson on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

United States Supreme Court

355 U.S. 41

Conley  v.  Gibson

No. 7.

Argued Oct. 21, 1957.

Decided Nov. 18, 1957.

Mr. Joseph C. Waddy, Washington, D.C., for petitioners.

Mr. Edward J. Hickey, Jr., Washington, D.C., for respondent.

Mr. Justice BLACK delivered the opinion of the Court.

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