United States Seventh Circuit - September 2018 Opinion Summaries

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International Union of Operating Engineers Local 399 v. Village of Lincolnshire
United States Seventh Circuit
Labor & Employment Law
Held that a local government did not have authority to prohibit labor union arrangements called agency-shop, hiring hall, and checkoff agreements. A...
09/28/2018 17-1300
Hammer v. US Department of Health and Human Services
United States Seventh Circuit
Insurance Law, Health Law, Civil Procedure
Held that the district court erred in abstaining from a dispute between the federal government and a defunct health insurance company's liquidator...
09/25/2018 18‐2523
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen v. Union Pacific Railroad Co.
United States Seventh Circuit
Labor & Employment Law, Sanctions, Transportation
Granting sanctions against a labor union for appealing a railroad managerial employee's termination based on arguments that were facially untenable...
09/25/2018 17-1897
Barrett v. Berryhill
United States Seventh Circuit
Government Benefits
Affirmed that an individual who applied for Social Security disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income was not entitled to them...
09/25/2018 17-2878
Dilley v. Holiday Acres Properties, Inc.
United States Seventh Circuit
Sports Law, Injury & Tort Law
Held that two riders seriously injured while horseback riding in Wisconsin could not pursue negligence claims against trail and stable operators,...
09/25/2018 17-2485
US v. Mohsin
United States Seventh Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Vacated and remanded the sentences of a store owner and cashier who pleaded guilty to conspiring to sell synthetic marijuana products mislabeled as...
09/25/2018 18‐1275
Czech v. Melvin
United States Seventh Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed the denial of habeas relief to a defendant convicted in state court of first-degree murder and aggravated discharge of a firearm for his role...
09/21/2018 17-1838
US v. Bradford
United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a conviction of distributing controlled substances and related drug and firearms offenses.
09/19/2018 17-1080

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