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DAVIS v. G.N. MORTGAGE CORP.

United States Seventh Circuit
Contracts, Property Law & Real Estate
Defendant-mortgage company's imposition of a mortgage penalty under a five-year prepayment penalty agreement is affirmed over plaintiff's challenge...
01/31/2005 03-1617

JORDAN v. THOMPSON

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
In an employment discrimination suit, summary judgment in favor of defendant-employer is affirmed where plaintiff failed to present sufficient...
01/28/2005 03-3772

NAT'L ORG. FOR WOMEN v. SCHEIDLER

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Remedies
The Hobbs Act does not outlaw "acts or threats of physical violence to any person or property" apart from extortion and robbery.
01/28/2005 99-3076

WOODHAVEN HOMES & REALTY, INC. v. ROBBINS

United States Seventh Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Copyright, Intellectual Property
Prevailing defendants in copyright cases are presumptively entitled to recover attorney fees.
01/28/2005 03-4158

MOHAMMAD v. ASHCROFT

United States Seventh Circuit
Immigration Law
The Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRIRA) reinstatement provision, 8 U.S.C. section 1231(a)(5), may not be applied...
01/26/2005 03-1554

HINTON v. UCHTMAN

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Denial of plaintiff's petition for a writ of habeas corpus is affirmed where his Fifth Amendment claim, alleging that the admission of his confession...
01/26/2005 02-2729

NYLOK CORP. v. FASTENER WORLD INC.

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, International Trade, Trademark
Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(m) provides an exception to the 120-day limit for service of process in cases where service must occur in a foreign country.
01/25/2005 04-2047

CREST HILL LAND DEV. v. JOLIET

United States Seventh Circuit
Government Law, Transportation
Defendant-City's "no trucks" policy on a locally designated highway violates the Illinois Vehicle Code as a matter of law.
01/25/2005 04-2565

BLUE CROSS v. CRUZ

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Government Benefits, Injury & Tort Law, Labor & Employment Law
In suit for reimbursement of health benefits, the district court erred in granted defendant's motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter...
01/24/2005 03-4170

MYARTT v. FRANK

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Denial of plaintiff's habeas petition is affirmed over his claim that he was denied his Sixth Amendment right to effective assistance of counsel when...
01/21/2005 04-2115