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American Jewish Committee Files Brief with N.Y. Court Attacking Restrictive Agreements

Racial restrictive covenants in New York State were attacked as unconstitutional and contrary to public policy by the American Jewish Committee, in a brief filed in New York as “friend of the court,” in the case of Kemp versus Rubin, argued before the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, the Committee has announced. The case involves the sale of residential property to a Negro in St. Albans, N.Y.