DURGINS v. CITY OF E. ST. LOUIS, 00-3271, 00-3486
Illinois permits the joinder of 42 USC 1983 claims with administrative-review actions, and applies the doctrine of merger and bar, thus an administrative-review action forecloses any later 1983 action in federal court arising out of the same transaction.
- Argued 10/30/2001
- Decided 11/16/2001
- Published 11/16/2001
- EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, ROVNER, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellees:
- Patricia A. Zimmer (argued), Ripplinger & Associates, Belleville, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., William P. Hardy (argued), Hinshaw & Culbertson, Springfield, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.