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CHICAGO BD. OF EDUC. v. SUBSTANCE, INC.

United States Seventh Circuit
Copyright, Intellectual Property, Media Law
District court erred in dismissing the fair use defense raised by a local newspaper after reproducing several standardized "secure tests" copyrighted...
12/31/2003 03-1479

OFORJI v. ASHCROFT

United States Seventh Circuit
Immigration Law
Plaintiff unsuccessfully appeals from the BIA order affirming the decision of the IJ to deny her application for asylum and withholding of...
12/31/2003 02-3861

ECO MFG. LLC v. HONEYWELL INT'L INC.

United States Seventh Circuit
Intellectual Property, Patent, Trademark
The record supports district judge's refusal to enjoin plaintiff from marketing a round thermostat. The likelihood of a subsequent finding that a...
12/31/2003 03-2704

US v. MORGAN

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Defendant unsuccessfully appeals his conviction of distributing crack cocaine.
12/31/2003 03-2459

LEAR CORP. v. JOHNSON ELEC. HOLDINGS LTD.

United States Seventh Circuit
Commercial Law, Contracts, Environmental Law
Plaintiff is not entitled to declaratory judgment as to which of the two defendants must indemnify it for any costs arising from leaking hazardous...
12/30/2003 03-2932

PILCH v. ASHCROFT

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Immigration Law
Plaintiffs' petition for review of a 1995 immigration judge decision is dismissed for want of jurisdiction under the Illegal Immigration Reform and...
12/30/2003 01-4253, 02-2733, 02-3779

US v. COLVIN

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
A conviction under 18 U.S.C. section 844(h)(1), which punishes the use of fire in the commission of "any felony," can be sustained when the predicate...
12/29/2003 00-3400

CONTINENTAL INS. CO. v. M/V ORSULA

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Commercial Law
District court's dismissal of three cases involving steel shipments is affirmed solely on grounds of improper venue per FRCP rule 12(b)(3). The court...
12/24/2003 03-1721, 03-1722, 03-1723

IN THE MATTER OF MCGEE

United States Seventh Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Landlord Tenant Law, Property Law & Real Estate
Having demanded and received a security deposit under statutory terms designed to ensure that the money would be available for return to the tenants...
12/23/2003 032297

ABM MARKING, INC. v. ZANASI FRATELLI, S.R.L.

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Commercial Law
District court did not abuse its discretion by ordering a new trial after the jury returned a factually inconsistent general verdict. An accounting of...
12/23/2003 02-3551, 02-3665