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ARGUED OCTOBER 22, 2010

Before KANNE, TINDER, and HAMILTON, Circuit Judges.

A group of former captains from the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) sued state and union officials alleging that the defendants unlawfully punished them for seeking to organize with a rival union. One of the defendants is former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. Much of the litigation below, which began in June 2005, focused on plaintiffs’ efforts to depose Governor Blagojevich. After a series of motions and rulings, the district court found the Governor immune from deposition pursuant to legislative immunity and later granted summary judgment to the Governor and the remaining defendants. We affirm the district court’s rulings.

 
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