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GOLEMBIEWSKI v. BARNHART

United States Seventh Circuit
Attorney's Fees
Plaintiff's petition for attorney's fees and costs pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) is granted where the government's position in...
08/31/2004 03-3382

US v. MESSINO

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Two of three co-defendants successfully challenge their sentences for a drug conviction on grounds that the district judge made findings of fact when...
08/31/2004 02-1411, 02-1607, 02-3641

HINC v. LIME-O-SOL CO.

United States Seventh Circuit
Contracts
Dismissal of plaintiff's breach of contract suit is reversed where the "best efforts" clause contained in the parties' contract was not so vague as to...
08/31/2004 03-4247

EASLEY v. KIRMSEE

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Injury & Tort Law
In a wrongful death case, plaintiff's suit is dismissed where she failed to timely file a response to defendant-police officers' summary judgment...
08/30/2004 03-1421

WHITING v. MARATHON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEP'T

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law
Dismissal of plaintiff-prisoner's claim of a civil rights violation for failure to adhere to a previously issued no-contact order is affirmed where...
08/30/2004 03-3515

RAYBESTOS PRODS. CO. v. US FIDELITY & GUAR. CO.

United States Seventh Circuit
Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Insurance Law
The district court's decision that judicial proceedings should proceed parallel to arbitral proceedings regarding the same issue is reversed where the...
08/27/2004 03-1494, 03-1495

BIONDO v. CITY OF CHICAGO

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Government Law, Labor & Employment Law
The district court's finding that defendant-fire department's exam for determining rank is discriminatory is reversed where the plaintiff's were not...
08/27/2004 02-2707

RODRIGUEZ v. CHANDLER

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Defendant-prisoner's writ of habeas corpus is granted on grounds of ineffective counsel due to his attorney's improper disqualification before trial.
08/27/2004 03-4147

KMART v. SIMMONS

United States Seventh Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Injury & Tort Law, Professional Malpractice
Plaintiff's personal injury claim against defendant is dismissed as untimely where, even though plaintiff did not know of a prior order establishing a...
08/27/2004 03-4084

THOMAS v. GUARDSMARK, INC.

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
Dismissal of plaintiff's retaliatory discharge claim is reversed where his action was not barred by a six-month limitations period found in his...
08/27/2004 03-1593