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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit - Justia Case Law Summaries
  • Hively v. Ivy Tech Cmty. Coll.
    Hively began teaching as a part‐time adjunct professor at Ivy Tech in 2000. In 2013, she filed a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...
  • Giddeon v. Flynn
    A woman reported that her former boyfriend, Giddeon, had attacked and threatened to shoot her. The police searched near the home without success, but later...
  • FTI Consulting, Inc. v. Merit Mgmt. Group, LP
    In 2003, Valley View and, Bedford Downs, wanted to operate “racinos,” combination horse tracks and casinos. Each would need the last harness-racing license available in...
  • Cheney v. Standard Ins. Co.
    In 1991 Cheney began working as an attorney at Kirkland. She became a partner in 1997. She suffered from a spinal disease that led her...
  • United States v. Musgraves
    In 2015, Musgraves was convicted of five crimes stemming from his life as a drug dealer-turned-informant. The Seventh Circuit affirmed the denial of Musgraves’s motion...
  • Griswold v. Zeddun
    Wierzbicki owned a 40‐acre Wisconsin farm, where she lived for a time with her three minor children and their father, Griswold. In 2012 Wierzbicki gave...
  • United States v. Ray
    When he was 29, Ray started to chat over the Internet with a 14-year-old girl. At their first in-person meeting Ray plied Alexia with marijuana...
  • Kennedy v. Huibregtse
    A Wisconsin state prison inmate filed suit, in forma pauperis (28 U.S.C. 1915(a)), against prison doctors, alleging deliberate indifference to the plaintiff’s medical needs, in...
  • Berg v. New York Life Ins. Co.
    Berg was a long‐time pit broker at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. In 1991 and 1994, Berg bought disability‐income insurance policies. In 2005, he started to...
  • Wittman v. Koenig
    The Koenigs filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in 2014, claiming exemptions under Wisconsin’s bankruptcy exemption statute for three annuities then worth a total of...

 

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