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PAYTON v. KANE, 00-3789

District court must consider whether named plaintiffs, in an action based on counties' imposition of a bail fee above the set bail amount as a condition for release, may, under FRCP 23, represent a class that includes people from another 17 named counties.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 10/31/2001
  • Decided 09/03/2002
  • Published 09/03/2002


  • DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, COFFEY, and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Jimmie L. Jones (Argued), Chicago, IL, Thaddeus L. Wilson, Brookins & Wilson, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Patricia J. Lord, Kane County States Attorney, Geneva, IL, Donald B. Leist, Office of the Corporation Counsel, Elgin, IL, Robert W. Trevarthen, Ottosen, Sinson, Trevarthen & Britz, Wheaton, IL, Nancy G. Lischer (Argued), Steven M. Puiszis, Hinshaw & Culbertson, Chicago, IL, Kenneth D. Reifsteck, Thomas, Mamer & Haughey, Champaign, IL, Garrett P. Hoerner, Becker, Paulson & Hoerner, Belleville, IL, Mary K. Manning, Sycamore, IL, Terry A. Fox, McKenna, Storer, Rowe, White & Farrug, Chicago, IL, Clifford G. Kosoff, O'Halloran, Kosoff, Geitner & Cook, Northbrook, IL, Stephen R. Miller, Myers & Miller, Chicago, IL, James G. Sotos, Hervas, Sotos, Condon & Bersani, Itaska, IL, Martin J. Lucas, Anesi, Ozmon, Rodin, Novak & Kohen, Chicago, IL, Michael M. O‘Hear, Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.
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