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US v. CARRERA

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
Possession of $900 in cash may amount to unexplained "wealth" where defendant admitted that at the time of his arrest he was unemployed.
08/03/2001 00-1234; 00-1264

US v. MATCHOPATOW

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Where the judge imposes a greater sentence than the government recommends and the government did not breach the terms of the plea agreement, the...
08/03/2001 01-1236

OUTLAW v. NEWKIRK

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights
Where defendants moved for summary judgment on plaintiff's Eight Amendment claim by arguing that the incident was either accidental or justified, and...
08/03/2001 98-4252

HAUGERUD v. AMERY SCH. DIST.

United States Seventh Circuit
Labor & Employment Law
Even if the individual incidents of sexual harassment were not severe, the cumulative effect can be sufficiently pervasive to constitute a hostile...
08/02/2001 00-1911

HERTZBERG v. SRAM CORP.

United States Seventh Circuit
Labor & Employment Law
Where the plaintiff did not claim that she was constructively discharged, and the jury rejected the retaliatory discharge claim, lost pay in lieu of...
08/02/2001 00-1825

BILLINGS v. MADISON METRO. SCH. DIST.

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law
A teacher's race-conscious seating arrangement based on a belief that African-American students "need" a partner because "they view things in a global...
08/02/2001 00-3980

CINCINNATI INS. CO. v. E. ATL. INS. CO.

United States Seventh Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Insurance Law
Intent to injure or expectation of injuring is not an element of the tort of defamation, as it is of tortious interference with contract or with...
08/02/2001 00-2576

SHERIFI v. IMMIGRATION & NATURALIZATION SERV.

United States Seventh Circuit
Immigration Law
The Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act did not change the well-established rule that aliens in exclusion proceedings are not...
08/01/2001 99-4254

LEE v. CITY OF SALEM, INDIANA

United States Seventh Circuit
Labor & Employment Law
A plaintiff in wrongful termination lawsuit may not, in an application for disability benefits, make contradictory representations regarding his...
08/01/2001 00-1134

KOHLS v. BEVERLY ENTERPRISES WISCONSIN, INC.

United States Seventh Circuit
Labor & Employment Law
The Family Medical Leave Act does not guarantee reinstatement with the employer where the employer proves that it would have terminated the employee...
08/01/2001 00-2064