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Ammons-Lewis v. Metro. Water Reclamation Dist.

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Evidence, Government Law, Labor & Employment Law
In a suit against a local government unit for sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, a jury verdict and district court judgment...
05/30/2007 05-3123

US v . Beier

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Sentence for producing child pornography is affirmed over defendant's arguments that: 1) the 18 U.S.C. section 3553(a) sentencing factors required a...
05/29/2007 06-3374

Bowers v. Federation Internationale de l'Automobile

United States Seventh Circuit
Contracts, Entertainment Law, Injury & Tort Law, Sports Law
In a suit by auto race fans seeking to recoup their expenses in attending and viewing an auto race where most of the field dropped out beforehand,...
05/25/2007 06-2718

Sigsworth v. City of Aurora

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Government Law, Labor & Employment Law
In a suit by a police officer against a city and others alleging retaliation for protected speech, dismissal of the complaint is affirmed where...
05/25/2007 05-4143

Agbor v. Gonzales

United States Seventh Circuit
Administrative Law, Immigration Law
Petition for review of a denial of asylum is granted and the underlying decision vacated where both the IJ and the BIA disregarded critical evidence...
05/25/2007 06-2015

Johnson v. Chandler

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Habeas Corpus, Attorney's Fees
Upon a motion for retroactive appointment to represent a prisoner on a petition for habeas corpus so that the attorney could recover fees for the...
05/24/2007 06-2259

Pastor v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Insurance Law
In a class action involving tens of thousands of small claims against an insurance company, denial of class certification is affirmed where the...
05/23/2007 06-2384

Tandia v. Gonzales

United States Seventh Circuit
Administrative Law, Immigration Law
Petition for review of a denial of asylum, withholding of removal and relief under the Convention Against Torture is granted where the IJ's...
05/23/2007 06-2471

Singh v. Gonzales

United States Seventh Circuit
Administrative Law, Immigration Law
Petition for review of a denial of withholding of removal and relief under the Convention Against Torture is denied where petitioner's retraction of...
05/23/2007 06-3177

Steen v. Myers

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Government Law, Injury & Tort Law
In a suit brought under 42 U.S.C. section 1983 against a police officer involved in a high speed chase that resulted in the death of a motorcycle...
05/21/2007 06-1771