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BROKAW v. WEAVER, 00-4230

A suit alleging a conspiracy to violate a daughter's constitutional rights, by reporting false claims of child neglect, is not barred by the Rooker-Feldman doctrine where plaintiff had no reasonable opportunity to raise the claim in state court.

Appellate Information

  • Submitted 03/15/2002
  • Decided 09/13/2002
  • Published 09/13/2002


  • MANION, Circuit Judge., Before RIPPLE, MANION, and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Jerold S. Solovy (submitted), Jenner & Block, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • John W. Robertson (submitted), Stoerzbach Morrison RobertsonWilcox Alcorn, Galesburg, IL, William P. Rector (submitted), Bozeman, Neighbour, Patton & Noe, Moline, IL, Diane M. Potts (submitted), Office of Attorney General Civ. Appeals Div., Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.
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