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Goodman v. Illinois Dep't of Fin. and Prof'l Regulation, 05-1188

Denial of a preliminary injunction is affirmed in a first amendment challenge to an Illinois law prohibiting medical professionals from soliciting professional patronage under penalty of professional discipline where plaintiff failed to demonstrate that he is likely to prevail on the merits.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 10/26/2005
  • Decided 11/29/2005
  • Published 11/29/2005


  • FLAUM, Chief Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and EVANS, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Carl R. Draper (argued), Feldman, Wasser, Draper & Benson, Springfield, IL, James F. McCarthy, Katz, Teller, Brant & Hild, Cincinnati, OH, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Deborah L. Ahlstrand, Mary E. Welsh (argued), Office of the Attorney General, Civil Appeals Div., Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.
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