United States Seventh Circuit - March 2010 Opinion Summaries

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US v. Krumwiede

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
District court's imposition of a 140-month sentence for stealing thirty-four firearms from a federally licensed firearms dealer and possessing a...
03/31/2010 08-4081

Cleveland v. Comm'r of Internal Revenue

United States Seventh Circuit
Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Government Law, Tax Law
In plaintiff's petition in the Tax Court to keep the IRS from increasing the amount of income tax withheld from his wages, dismissal of his case for...
03/31/2010 09-2952

Wrightsell v. Cook County

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Class Actions, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Civil Procedure
In a former inmate's 42 U.S.C. section 1983 suit against a county claiming that the failure to make more than a single dentist available to the jail's...
03/31/2010 09-2634

Sandra T.E. v. S. Berwyn Sch. Dist. 100

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Education Law, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Evidence, Government Law, Injury & Tort Law
In a law firm's appeal from the district court's order requiring it to produce documents it created in an internal investigation of a school district,...
03/30/2010 08-3344

Brown v. Chicago

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action claiming that an officer used excessive force, summary judgment for defendant is affirmed where, because plaintiff...
03/30/2010 08-4265

US v. Simmons

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
Defendant's bank robbery conviction is affirmed where any possible error in admitting gloves and photos related to the robbery was harmless given the...
03/30/2010 08-3603

Santiago v. Walls

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Government Law
In a pro se action under 42 U.S.C. section 1983 against certain officers and employees of the Illinois correctional department alleging that they had...
03/29/2010 07-1219

US v. Barnhart

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing, White Collar Crime
Defendant's convictions for wire fraud, involving a fraud on a former employer and another involving a fraudulent scheme to obtain $500,000 from a...
03/26/2010 07-2729

Al's Serv. Ctr. v. BP Prod. N. Am., Inc.

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Commercial Law, Contracts, Oil and Gas Law
In plaintiff's suit under the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act, claiming that BP drove the small gas station out of business so that it could open a...
03/26/2010 09-3006

Chang v. Baxter Healthcare Corp.

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Drugs & Biotech, Injury & Tort Law, Product Liability
(Industry: Consumer Products)

In a suit brought by residents of Taiwan against a manufacturer of clotting factors, claiming that the defendant acquired blood from high-risk donors...
03/26/2010 09-2280