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CHERRY v. UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYS. BD. OF REGENTS

United States Seventh Circuit
Constitutional Law, Education Law
The Eleventh Amendment does not cover a state university accused of violating the Equal Pay Act or Title IX, because the Equal Pay Act conforms to the...
09/07/2001 00-2435

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

IN RE: JOHN CAMPBELL

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure
Federal courts of appeal do not have jurisdiction to issue a writ of mandamus against a state trial court ordering it to furnish trial transcripts,...
09/05/2001 01-2926

CHAMBERS v. MCCAUGHTRY

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Instructing the jury that a "crime is not complete until a successful escape is made" was not a constitutionally impermissible enlargement of the...
09/05/2001 00-1959

CLAY v. JOHNSON

United States Seventh Circuit
Banking Law, Consumer Protection Law
The Truth in Lending Act, 15 USC 1601 et seq., allows for disclosure of a monthly payment schedule based upon the completion of some event rather than...
09/05/2001 00-1203

MORRIS v. US

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Even if the petitioner's counsel was ineffective for failing to address certain evidence, the evidence was cumulative where counsel for a co-defendant...
09/04/2001 98-3306

JUTZI-JOHNSON v. US

United States Seventh Circuit
Injury & Tort Law
Where plaintiffs cannot demonstrate why the decedent killed himself, there can be no showing that due care by the jail staff would have prevented him...
09/04/2001 00-2411

RAMUNNO v. US

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Disputes about a habeas petition's timeliness do not support an appeal absent a substantial constitutional issue, but if a defective certificate...
09/04/2001 01-1731