United States Seventh Circuit - April 2002 Opinion Summaries

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PEELE v. COUNTRY MUT. INS. CO.

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
In a Title VII and ADEA employment discrimination action, because plaintiff did not demonstrate that the company's proffered reason for her...
04/30/2002 01-3222

SCAVENGER SALE INVESTORS, L.P. v. BRYANT

United States Seventh Circuit
Contracts, Judgement Enforcement
Where a $1M settlement was entered into for the original debt of $1.6M, and the settlement agreement provided that the full $1.6M would become due in...
04/30/2002 01-3275

THOMAS v. GENERAL MOTORS ACCEPTANCE CORP.

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, ERISA, Sanctions
District court acted within its discretion in dismissing with prejudice the underlying ERISA suit as a sanction for plaintiff's having misrepresented...
04/30/2002 01-3169

EEOC v. BD. OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYS.

United States Seventh Circuit
Constitutional Law, Labor & Employment Law, Government Law
Although defendant, a state university, enjoys Eleventh Amendment immunity from private lawsuits, sovereign immunity does not bar a suit brought...
04/30/2002 01-2998

HORBACH v. KACZMAREK

United States Seventh Circuit
Commercial Law, Contracts, Injury & Tort Law, Remedies
Where plaintiff's company purchased pyrolysis system from defendant but refused to accept delivery, the district court's dismissal of complaint,...
04/30/2002 99-3102

MOFFAT v. BROYLES

United States Seventh Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Where a disciplinary committee concluded that plaintiff prisoner had attempted to smuggle two pieces of jewelry into the prison, because he did not...
04/30/2002 00-4032

TICE v. AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC.

United States Seventh Circuit
Labor & Employment Law, Transportation
Dismissal of the plaintiffs' suit was modified to a stay of the suit pending referral of the parties' dispute to arbitration, where interpretation of...
04/30/2002 01-3513

US v. TULLY

United States Seventh Circuit
Property Law & Real Estate, Remedies
Because claimants did not have equitable liens on the proceeds from the real estate sold to pay restitution to property owner's victims, the district...
04/30/2002 01-3384

NELSON v. SANDOZ PHARM. CORP.

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Health Law, Injury & Tort Law
Although Indiana's statute of limitations and discovery rule govern plaintiffs' claims originally brought in New Jersey, the district court...
04/29/2002 00-4062, 01-1824

US v. KNOX

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing, Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Where defendant pled guilty to selling crack cocaine, received a three-level subtraction in his sentence for acceptance of responsibility, and did not...
04/29/2002 01-3099