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GREEN v. BENDEN, 01-1328, 01-2399

Where a state court administrative review of disciplinary proceedings to suspend the plaintiff's clinical psychologist's license was pending when plaintiff filed federal lawsuit, and afforded the plaintiff an adequate opportunity to raise his due process and equal protection challenges, the abstention doctrine required dismissal of plaintiff's request for injunctive relief.

Appellate Information

  • Submitted 12/14/2001
  • Decided 02/21/2002
  • Published 02/21/2002


  • WILLIAMS, Circuit Judge., Before FAIRCHILD, DIANE P. WOOD, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Theophilus Green (submitted), Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Christopher B. Sullivan, Kirkland & Ellis, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.
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