U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit - Justia Case Law Summaries
  • United States v. Maxfield
    Maxfield was searched by law officers who discovered more than 100 pseudoephedrine pills and half a gram of methamphetamine; their search of his motel room...
  • United States v. Rosales
    Rosales pleaded guilty to a charge that he conspired to possess, with intent to distribute, 500 grams or more of cocaine, and was sentenced to...
  • United States v. Spitzer
    Spitzer pleaded guilty to 10 counts of mail fraud, based on a scheme that took in $106 million, which Spitzer promised to invest for clients....
  • Stern v. Meisner
    Stern posted an ad, “Coach Seeking Boy” in the “Men Seeking Men” section of Craigslist. An undercover police officer posed as a 14‐year‐ old boy,...
  • Stage v. Colvin
    Stage slipped two discs while working in a factory in 1985. She continued working. Her pain became more severe. By 2007, she had been diagnosed...
  • United States v. Richardson
    The defendant pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute an illegal drug, 21 U.S.C. 846, 841(a), and was sentenced to 114 months in prison, below the...
  • Bravo v. Midland Credit Mgmt., Inc
    Bravo sued Midland for violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), 15 U.S.C. 1692. Midland agreed to forgive two of Bravo’s debts (GE/Lowe’s...
  • Hoyt v. Benham
    Since 2001 Hoyt has owned a 40-acre lot (with a cabin) in a heavily forested region in southwestern Indiana. His lot is surrounded by lots...
  • Mathison v. Moats
    At 3 a.m., inmate Mathison, who suffers from chronic high blood pressure, was awakened by excruciating pain in his chest and left arm and other...
  • United States v. Trudeau
    Trudeau “spent his career hawking miracle cures and self-improvement systems of dubious efficacy.” The FTC sued him under consumer-protection laws. Trudeau entered a consent...

 

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