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“social Error” to Ask Jews out of Golf Club, but Not Illegal, Court Rules

January 15, 1929
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It may be a “social error” for a golf club to request its Jewish members to resign because they are Jews, but it is not such deprivation of a valuable right that justifies an action at law against the club by the grieved Jewish member.”

This is the ruling of the Wisconsin Supreme Court in the law suit brought by Max Polacheck against the Milwaukee Golf Club, which appealed from an order of the Milwaukee Circuit court overruling its contention that the complaint of Mr. Polacheck did not establish grounds for legal remedy. The decision has the effect of dismissing the law suit.

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