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Entm't Software Ass'n v. Blagojevich, 06-1012

Judgment for plaintiffs and grant of a permanent injunction prohibiting the enforcement of the Illinois Sexually Explicit Video Game Law is affirmed where the law was not sufficiently narrowly tailored to promote the state's compelling interest in protecting children from indecent sexual material.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 06/05/2006
  • Decided 11/27/2006
  • Published 11/27/2006


  • WILLIAMS, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, ROVNER, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Michael A. Bamberger, Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, New York, NY, for Amicus Curiae.

  • For Appellees:
  • Paul M. Smith (argued), Jenner & Block, Washington, DC, for Plaintiffs-Appellees., Patrick E. Deady, Hogan Marren Incorporated, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant, Rod. R. Blagojevich., Gary S. Feinerman (argued), Michael J. Kasper, Office of the Attorney General, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant, Lisa Madigan., Stephen L. Garcia, Office of the Cook County State's Attorney, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant, Richard A. Divine.
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