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Quinn v. Gates, No. 08-2767

By FindLaw Staff on July 29, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In an action brought by the Governor of Illinois challenging certain recommendations brought under the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act, district court judgment is modified and affirmed where the  governor's actions in invoking 32 U.S.C. sec. 104(c), which prohibits redeployment without gubernatorial consent, for the declared purpose of excluding its one base from the Commission's realignment program is forbidden by the Realignment Act, as the Act supersedes any statute that is incompatible with the Act's all-or-none feature.    

Read Quinn v. Gates, No. 08-2767

Appellate Information
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois.
Argued June 3, 2009
Decided July 29, 2009

Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and ROVNER and SYKES, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge.

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