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BLOEDORN v. FRANCISCO FOODS, INC.

United States Seventh Circuit
Labor & Employment Law
The NLRB must show it has a better than negligible likelihood of prevailing on the merits of its charge that by conducting a discriminatory hiring...
12/28/2001 00-1860

BENNINGTON v. CATERPILLAR, INC.

United States Seventh Circuit
Labor & Employment Law
For a defendant to overcome a motion for summary judgement in a claim of age discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (AEDA), he...
12/28/2001 01-1361

BOYD v. WEXLER

United States Seventh Circuit
Debt Collection
Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. sec. 1692 et seq., there is a triable issue of fact as to whether a lawyer, who claims to...
12/28/2001 01-1809

US v. LOPEZ-FLORES

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law
A defendant, charged under 8 U.S.C. sec. 1326(a), violates the statute upon the date of re-entry to the U.S., not upon the date discovered by the INS.
12/28/2001 01-1834

US v. JONES

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
On appeal, a defendant must establish that he suffered prejudice from an alleged variance between the indictment and the proof at trial.
12/28/2001 01-2041

CARTER v. LITSCHER

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
A properly filed collateral attack that is pending in state court does toll the statute of limitations for a federal collateral attack, under 28...
12/28/2001 01-2628

US v. FELIX-FELIX

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
A violation of the Vienna Convention is not sufficient to supress evidence if the defendant is not prejudiced by the violation of the Convention.
12/27/2001 00-2828, 00-2865

US v. CRAVENS

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
A defendant with an extensive criminal history, and who admitted guilt during a plea, is not eligible for a downward departure, under Section...
12/27/2001 01-2409

WORTH v. TYER

United States Seventh Circuit
Labor & Employment Law
Direct physical contact with an intimate body part constitutes one of the most severe forms of sexual harassment.
12/27/2001 00-2414

IN RE: NAVIGANT CONSULTING, INC.

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Class Actions
In a class action suit, an objector's request to intervene and receive party status, in order to appeal a judgement, should not be granted when the...
12/26/2001 01-2311