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JONES v. R.R. DONNELLY & SONS CO.

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
The "catch-all" limitations period under 28 U.S.C. section 1658 does not apply to race discrimination in employment claims brought under 42 U.S.C....
09/16/2002 01-3271

A WOMAN'S CHOICE - E. SIDE WOMEN'S CLINIC v. NEWMAN

United States Seventh Circuit
Constitutional Law, Health Law
An Indiana informed-consent abortion statute's requirement, that information about the procedure be provided in the presence of the pregnant woman by...
09/16/2002 01-2107

GLADNEY v. PENDLETON CORR. FACILITY

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights
The appropriate standard of appellate review of "factual" frivolousness, under 28 U.S.C. section 1915A(b)(1), in an inmate's civil rights suit, is...
09/13/2002 01-2182

BROKAW v. WEAVER

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Family Law
A suit alleging a conspiracy to violate a daughter's constitutional rights, by reporting false claims of child neglect, is not barred by the...
09/13/2002 00-4230

HEINZ v. CENTRAL LABORERS' PENSION FUND

United States Seventh Circuit
ERISA, Labor & Employment Law
A pension plan amendment, which reduced plaintiffs' early retirement benefits, violated ERISA's "anti-cutback" rule, 29 U.S.C. section 1054(g).
09/13/2002 00-3314

O'GRADY v. VILLAGE OF LIBERTYVILLE

United States Seventh Circuit
Administrative Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law
An ordinance regulating the operation of massage parlors was not an unconstitutional ex post facto law, and a decision to deny a license for operation...
09/13/2002 01-2334

US v. BONNER

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
Admission of character evidence about the government's key witness was not impermissible "bolstering" where the witness's credibility had been...
09/13/2002 01-2192

US v. FLEISCHLI

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Convictions and sentence on multiple firearms possession charges are affirmed on numerous constitutional, statutory, and factual grounds, including 1)...
09/12/2002 01-2703

SONNLEITNER v. YORK

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Labor & Employment Law
A mental institute and state officials are entitled to qualified immunity in a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 claim, where a nurse failed to show the...
09/12/2002 01-3966

US v. SINES

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
A bank and mail fraud defendant, in his plea agreement, waived the right to appeal imposition of a sex offender treatment program requiring polygraph...
09/12/2002 01-3376