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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit - Justia Case Law Summaries
  • Cole v. Bd. of Trs. of N. Ill. Univ.
    Cole, an African-American has worked for Northern Illinois University in the Building Services Department since 1998. He alleges that beginning with his 2009 promotion to...
  • United States v. Wright
    Urbana police officers responded to a domestic dispute. In their report, the officers noted that Hamilton called Wright a “pedophile” during the altercation. No arrests...
  • Moore v. Liszewski
    An Illinois inmate sued a corrections officer, Liszewski, with whom he had had an altercation almost a decade ago, alleging excessive force. On remand after...
  • Kubsch v. Neal
    Kubsch was twice convicted of the 1998 murders of his wife, her son, and her ex-husband and was sentenced to death. No eyewitness, DNA evidence,...
  • O. B. v. Norwood
    O.B., two years old, has Down Syndrome, lung disease, and cardiac abnormalities. He is ventilator‐dependent and cannot digest take oral nutrition. O.B. is the named...
  • Melton v. Tippecanoe Cnty.
    Melton working in the Tippecanoe County Surveyor’s Office, asked his supervisor if he could take a class during work hours and make up the time...
  • Landmark Am. Ins. Co v. Hilger
    Hilger, the president of Allied, which provides customized products to financial institutions, was named in separate lawsuits brought by credit unions in Michigan and Tennessee....
  • United States Soccer Fed'n Inc. v. United States Nat'l Soccer Ass'n
    In 2013, the U.S. Soccer Team Players Association disapproved the US Soccer Federation’s proposed tequila poster advertisement, which contained player images. The Federation issued a...
  • Bowes v. Ind. Sec'y of State
    In November 2012, 18 months before Indiana’s primary election, Common Cause sought a declaration that Indiana Code 33– 33–49–13 violated its members’ First Amendment right...
  • United States v. Kolbusz
    Kolbusz, a dermatologist, submitted thousands of claims to the Medicare system and private insurers for the treatment of actinic keratosis, a skin condition that sometimes...

 

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