United States Seventh Circuit - September 2008 Opinion Summaries

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Dominguez v. Hendley

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Government Law, Injury & Tort Law
In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 suit against a city and a police officer involved in investigating plaintiff for a sex crime for which he was later...
09/30/2008 07-1004, 07-1005, 07-3030

Foster v. DeLuca

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Labor & Employment Law
In a suit alleging that plaintiff was terminated in retaliation for her political affiliation, dismissal for failure to state a claim is reversed...
09/29/2008 05-1491

US v. Hagerman

United States Seventh Circuit
Corp. Governance, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Environmental Law, Sentencing, Water Law
In a case involving criminal sanctions against a corporation for violations of the Clean Water Act, appeals from dismissal of the government's...
09/26/2008 08-2670

Andrews v. Chevy Chase Bank

United States Seventh Circuit
Banking Law, Class Actions, Consumer Protection Law, Property Law & Real Estate, Remedies
In a suit alleging violations of the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) by a bank offering a variable-payment mortgage product, summary judgment for...
09/24/2008 07-1326

Univ. of Chicago Hosps. v. US

United States Seventh Circuit
Administrative Law, Education Law, Government Law, Health Law, Labor & Employment Law, Tax Law
In an action by a hospital to recover FICA taxes paid on behalf of medical residents, denial of summary judgment for defendant is affirmed where the...
09/23/2008 07-1838

US v. Krasinski

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Sentence for drug distribution and money laundering is affirmed where: 1) there was no merit to defendant's objections to an enhancement for transfer...
09/19/2008 07-1965

US v. Lopez

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Sentence for cocaine possession with intent to distribute is affirmed where the district court did not clearly err in its factual determinations when...
09/19/2008 08-1473

Torzala v. US

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Denial of a motion to vacate, set aside or correct defendant's sentence is affirmed where defendant knowingly and voluntarily entered into his guilty...
09/19/2008 06-2972

Musollari v. Mukasey

United States Seventh Circuit
Immigration Law
Denial of applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture is affirmed where determinations that...
09/19/2008 06-4107

Tate v. Long Term Disability Plan for Salaried Employees of Champion Int'l Corp. #506

United States Seventh Circuit
Attorney's Fees, ERISA
A district court judgment that an ERISA administrator had acted arbitrarily and capriciously in revoking plaintiff's long-term disability benefits,...
09/19/2008 07-1022