No. 88C10503.

747 F.Supp. 446 (1989)

ARTIST M., et al., Plaintiffs, v. Gordon JOHNSON, et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, N.D. Illinois, E.D.

July 25, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Patrick Murphy, Julie L. Biehl, Susan Tone Pierce, and Michael G. Dsida, Office of the Public Guardian, Chicago, Ill., for plaintiffs.

Susan Getzendanner, Christina Tchen, Charles Smith, Sp. States Attys., Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Chicago, Ill., for defendants.


SHADUR, District Judge.

In December 1988 plaintiffs filed this action as a class action seeking declaratory and injunctive relief pursuant to the Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980 ("AAA"), 42 U.S.C. §§ 620-628, 670-679 — either under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 ("Section 1983") or perhaps via direct action — and under the Due Process Clause. Plaintiffs simultaneously filed a Motion for Preliminary...

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