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Foster v. DeLuca, 05-1491

In a suit alleging that plaintiff was terminated in retaliation for her political affiliation, dismissal for failure to state a claim is reversed where, although the right to amend is not absolute, the district court abused its discretion by denying plaintiff's motion to amend without explanation.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 05/12/2008
  • Decided 09/29/2008
  • Published 09/29/2008


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


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Mitchell A. Kline (argued), Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Jeffrey R. Kulwin (argued), Kulwin, Masciopinto & Kulwin, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.
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