United States Seventh Circuit - April 2008 Opinion Summaries

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Atunnise v. Mukasey

United States Seventh Circuit
Administrative Law, Immigration Law
Petitions for review of orders dismissing Nigerian alien's appeal and denying her motion to reconsider are granted, an order of removal vacated, and...
04/30/2008 06-4008, 07-1287

Ellis v. United Parcel Serv., Inc.

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
In an action alleging racial discrimination for being fired under the company's non-fraternization policy, summary judgment for the defendant is...
04/29/2008 07-2811

U.S. v. Van Allen

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
A conviction for a series of financial crimes, involving the structuring of currency transactions and the concealment of assets in a bankruptcy...
04/29/2008 07-1160

Williams v. City of Champaign

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Injury & Tort Law
In an action alleging false arrest and use of excessive force by police and private security, summary judgment in favor of defendants is affirmed...
04/29/2008 07-1619

Jones v. Wallace

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Habeas Corpus
Denial of a petition for a writ of habeas corpus from a conviction for sexual assault is affirmed where petitioner failed allege facts that, if...
04/29/2008 07-1470

Townsend-Taylor v. Ameritech Servs., Inc.

United States Seventh Circuit
Health Law, Labor & Employment Law
In an action brought under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) by a husband and wife for allegedly being fired in retaliation for attempting to...
04/29/2008 07-2166

Williams v. Interpublic Severance Pay Plan

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, ERISA, Labor & Employment Law
In a suit under ERISA, summary judgment for the defendant is affirmed where: 1) there is no de novo review of the decision since the court must defer...
04/29/2008 07-3146

Davis v. Advocate Health Center Patient Care Express

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Military Law
In light of the plain language of 38 U.S.C. section 4323(h)(1) and Congress's intent, in the Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act...
04/28/2008 07-2709

U.S. v. Thompson

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Sentencing
Defendant-appellant's conviction and sentence for offenses, stemming from defendant's setting his house on fire in an attempt to collect on an...
04/25/2008 06-1741

Domka v. Portage County, Wisconsin

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
In a suit alleging plaintiff had constitutionally protected liberty interests in his Huber privileges and the Home Detention Program (HDP) and that he...
04/24/2008 07-2984