U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit - Justia Case Law Summaries
  • Gacho v. Butler
    In 1982, Gacho was arrested, along with others, and confessed his involvement in two murders, signing a written statement. Gacho and Titone stood trial in...
  • United States v. Leo
    Officer Ortiz saw men in black hoodies and recognized Aranda, who had prior convictions for drug possession and burglaries. Aranda and Leo approached a nearby...
  • Corre Opportunities Fund, LP v. Emmis Commc'ns Corp.
    Because a 1999 issue of cumulative preferred stock was impairing the company’s ability to raise capital, Emmis signed holders of 60% of the preferred shares...
  • Gonzalez-Koeneke v. West
    Gonzalez-Koeneke worked, for 12 years, as a Rockford School District bus driver. She experienced problems with children on her bus and filed incident reports with...
  • Wheaton College v. Burwell
    Wheaton College, a nondenominational Illinois college, hires from a various Christian traditions and admits students of varied faiths, but requires all to sign a “Covenant”...
  • Pierce v. Visteon Corp.
    Plaintiffs (a class of 1,593) alleged that Visteon failed to deliver timely notice to ex-employees, offering them an opportunity to continue health insurance at their...
  • Stubenfield v. Chicago Hous. Auth.
    Plaintiffs, residents of privately-owned Chicago building, received housing vouchers from the Chicago Housing Authority to enable them to rent apartments. They claimed that the Authority...
  • United States v. Harris
    From 2007-2010, Harris and co-conspirators added themselves as authorized users on existing credit card accounts without the account holders’ knowledge or permission, then took cash...
  • Lawson v. Sun Microsystems, Inc.
    Lawson sold computer maintenance and support services for StorageTek. He was paid a base salary and commissions on his sales under the company’s annual incentive...
  • Flint v. City of Belvidere
    In 2009, unknown assailants shot and killed Marty, who had sporadically provided intelligence to narcotics officers in Belvidere, Illinois, since 2006. Marty’s mother, Flint, filed...

 

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