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A.I. CREDIT CORP. v. LEGION INS. CO.

United States Seventh Circuit
Injury & Tort Law
Because Indiana law permits as much reliance as is reasonable, a defendant cannot obtain summary judgment on the ground that the plaintiff had no...
09/14/2001 00-3848

US v. BHUTANI

United States Seventh Circuit
Evidence
Where the impermissible prejudicial testimony was elicited on cross-examination of the government's expert by the defendants, the government did not...
09/14/2001 00-1523; 00-2679

RUTH v. US

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
A bona fide motion for a new trial on the basis of newly discovered evidence demonstrating actual innocence falls outside 28 USC 2255 because it does...
09/14/2001 01-2006

ASHLEY v. US

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing, Habeas Corpus
The district court must decide whether Apprendi applies retroactively on collateral review.
09/14/2001 01-1733

WSOL v. FIDUCIARY MGMT. ASSOCS., INC.

United States Seventh Circuit
Injury & Tort Law
Even if the fiduciary did not exercise due care in choosing to work with associates of a shady character, the plaintiff cannot prevail without showing...
09/14/2001 00-2703; 01-1685

US v. PIERSON

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Where a petitioner produces a credible witness who did not testify, but that witness did not see the events either directly before or directly after...
09/10/2001 00-4296

MATZ v. HOUSEHOLD INT'L TAX REDUCTION INV. PLAN

United States Seventh Circuit
Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, ERISA
Where a federal agency takes a position in an amicus brief that is not the result of a formal policymaking procedure, courts need to provide the...
09/07/2001 00-1109

US v. JEFFRIES

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Rule 11 does not require a judge to advise a defendant that if he does not plead guilty but instead went to trial and was then convicted, his...
09/07/2001 00-2373

JOHNSON v. MCCAUGHTRY

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
A collateral post-conviction action may be "pending" in state court for purposes of tolling the statute of limitations for a habeas petition where...
09/07/2001 00-2217

BESLIC v. IMMIGRATION & NATURALIZATION SERV.

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Immigration Law
It is doubtful that an alien has a right to bring a challenge to an admissibility statute, but even assuming that such a challenge is permissible, the...
09/07/2001 00-1191