U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit - Justia Case Law Summaries
  • Turnell v. Centimark Corp.
    CentiMark, a commercial roofer, hired Turnell as a laborer in 1978. In 1988 CentiMark promoted him to Chicago District Operations Manager. In his employment agreement,...
  • United States v. Lee
    While Lee was on supervised release, his probation officer learned that he had assaulted his girlfriend, Pulliam, with a small souvenir baseball bat. The court...
  • Sec. & Eexch. Comm'n v. Yang
    Just before investing in Zhongpin on behalf of Prestige, Yang, a Chinese citizen employed at a U.S. investment firm, purchased Zhongpin shares and option contracts...
  • Mullins v. Direct Digital, LLC
    The plaintiff alleged consumer fraud by the seller of a dietary supplement, and the district court certified a plaintiff class of individuals “who purchased Instaflex...
  • Northbound Grp., Inc. v. Norvax, Inc.
    Northbound generates and sells life insurance leads, using the brand name “Leadbot,” but ran out of cash with a frozen line of credit and revenue...
  • Sec. & Exch. Comm'n v. Custable
    In 2003, the SEC filed a civil suit against Custable, charging fraud involving “penny stocks” that yielded him at least $4 million. Criminal proceedings resulted...
  • United States v. Bentley
    A police officer followed a vehicle after discovering that its owner’s driver’s license had expired 18 years earlier. He initiated a traffic stop after observing...
  • United States v. Funds in the Amount of $239,400
    Valdes was traveling by train. During a layover, DEA agents approached Valdes because he fit their profile of a drug courier, searched Valdes’s luggage, and...
  • Miller v. Campanella
    Illinois inmate Miller sued under 42 U.S.C. 1983, claiming deliberate indifference to his gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), which can cause severe heartburn. When Miller arrived...
  • United States v. Dupriest
    In 2006, DuPriest pled guilty to “Use of a Telephone to Facilitate a Drug Trafficking Crime.” Judge Stadtmueller sentenced DuPriest to a 48-month term...

 

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