PLOTKIN v. RYAN, 00-1225
Illinois voters lack standing for claims against former Illinois Secretary of State and department's employees because their claims lack redressability: just because a plaintiff may derive satisfaction from the fact that a wrongdoer gets his just desserts does not constitute an acceptable Article III remedy.
- Argued 11/28/2000
- Decided 02/06/2001
- Published 02/06/2001
- HARLINGTON WOOD, Jr., Circuit Judge., Before WOOD, Jr., DIANE P. WOOD, and TERENCE T. EVANS, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- John G. Jacobs (argued), Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant., Darryl B. Simko, Office of Atty. General, Chicago, IL, for Jesse White.
- For Appellees:
- Jack J. Crow (argued), James R. Thompson, Winston & Strawn, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.