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Illinois Bell Tel. Co. v. Box

United States Seventh Circuit
Administrative Law, Communications Law, Contracts
In an action seeking declaratory and injunctive relief against a telecommunications regulatory agency in Illinois, summary judgment in favor of an...
11/26/2008 08-1489, 08-1494

Houskins v. Sheahan

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Government Law
In a civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. section 1983, judgment against a county is reversed where: 1) the defendant's failure to include the issue of...
11/25/2008 06-2283, 06-2549 and 06-2575

Kelley v. Med-1 Solutions, LLC

United States Seventh Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Civil Procedure, Debt Collection
In an action involving the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), dismissal for lack of subject matter jurisdiction based on the Rooker-Feldman...
11/25/2008 08-1392

US v. Tatum

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
In a criminal case involving various drug and weapons charges, conviction is affirmed where the district court did not abuse its discretion by...
11/24/2008 07-3015

Sandage v. Bd. Comm'r of Vanderburgh County

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Government Law
In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 suit against county officials claiming that the sheriff's department's failure to act on a harassment complaint deprived...
11/24/2008 08-1540

US v. Carmel

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
In a criminal case involving the possession of an unregistered machine gun, motion to dismiss is affirmed where: 1) the state search warrant was...
11/24/2008 07-3906

Baldi v. Samuel Son & Co., Ltd.

United States Seventh Circuit
Bankruptcy Law
In a bankruptcy action involving the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act, which allows a trustee in bankruptcy to avoid transfers made by the bankrupt if...
11/24/2008 08-1022, 08-1136

US v. Singleton

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
In an appeal from a conviction of distributing five or more grams of crack cocaine, the district court's sentence is reversed and remanded to allow...
11/24/2008 07-3399

Dale v. Poston

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Injury & Tort Law
In a federal prisoner's suit alleging Eighth Amendment violations by prison employees who allegedly failed to protect him from an attack by another...
11/21/2008 06-2847

Jimenez-Gonzalez v. Mukasey

United States Seventh Circuit
Administrative Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law
Petition for review of an order of removal based on petitioner's conviction on a state charge of criminal recklessness is granted where criminal...
11/21/2008 08-1071