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U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals - Justia Case Law Summaries
  • Matthews v. Waukesha Cnty.
    In 2006, Matthews, an African-American woman, applied for two open positions in Waukesha County: Economic Support Specialist and Economic Support Supervisor. She was not hired,...
  • Murphy v. Colvin
    Murphy had a stroke in April 2007. Before leaving the hospital, Murphy was examined by Dr. Mayer, who noted a past history of headaches and...
  • Bormes v. United States
    Bormes, an attorney, tendered the filing fee for a lawsuit via pay.gov, which the federal courts use to facilitate electronic payments. The web site sent...
  • United States v. Mohamed
    A patrolman pulled over Mohamed for running a red light. Upon searching Mohamed’s van, he found 1,170 packs of Newport-brand cigarettes not bearing Indiana tax...
  • Fellowes Inc. v. Changzhou Xinrui Fellowes Office Equip. Co.
    Fellowes filed a breach-of-contract suit against Changzou Fellowes, a business established in China, under the international diversity jurisdiction, 28 U.S.C. 1332(a)(2). Without discussing subject-matter jurisdiction,...
  • BouMatic LLC v. Idento Operations BV
    Idento makes robotic milking machines in the Netherlands. BouMatic, LLC, based in Wisconsin, entered into an agreement for purchasing and reselling those machines in Belgium....
  • Massuda v. Panda Express Inc.
    Massuda invested $4,000,000 in Concessions, Inc., which was part owner, with Tony Rezko, of a group of Panda Express restaurants. Rezko, who controlled several companies,...
  • Orton-Bell v. State of Indiana
    Bell was employed as a substance abuse counselor at an Indiana maximum security prison. An investigator, looking for security breaches, discovered that night-shift employees were...
  • United States v. Locke
    Locke and co‐conspirator engaged in real estate fraud. Locke’s presentence report recommended a 16-point addition to the offense level, calculating a loss of $2,360,914.51 based...
  • United States v. Whiteagle
    The Ho-Chunk Nation, a federally recognized Indian Tribe, operates casinos in Wisconsin and nets more than $200 million annually from its gambling operations. Cash Systems,...

 

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