United States Seventh Circuit - December 2018 Opinion Summaries

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US v. Balsiger

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing, White Collar Crime
Affirmed a businessperson's conviction and sentence on wire fraud and conspiracy charges stemming from a scheme to defraud manufacturers that issue...
12/10/2018 17-1708

US v. Bostock

United States Seventh Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Oil and Gas Law, Water Law
Affirmed the sentence of a defendant who pleaded guilty to distributing methamphetamine.
12/10/2018 18-1897

O'Boyle v. Real Time Resolutions, Inc.

United States Seventh Circuit
Debt Collection, Consumer Protection Law
Affirmed the dismissal of a consumer's proposed class action, which alleged that a debt-collection letter violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices...
12/07/2018 18-1936

US v. Bishop

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a conviction of discharging a firearm during a drug transaction, rejecting the defendant's contention that the warrant authorizing a search...
12/07/2018 18-2019

Kleen Products LLC v. Georgia-Pacific LLC

United States Seventh Circuit
Antitrust & Trade Regulation
Affirmed the dismissal of antitrust claims brought against two manufacturers of a material called containerboard that is used to make boxes. Held that...
12/07/2018 17‐2808

Neighbors Rehabilitation Center LLC v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

United States Seventh Circuit
Health Law, Elder Law
Upheld a civil monetary penalty that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services imposed on a skilled nursing facility after finding that it...
12/07/2018 18‐2147

US v. King

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed the convictions of three gang members on various counts, rejecting their arguments under Brady v. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83 (1963).
12/06/2018 16‐1275

Strand v. Minchuk

United States Seventh Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
In an amended opinion, held that a police officer was not entitled to qualified immunity, at least at the summary judgment stage, for shooting a truck...
12/06/2018 18-1514

Riffey v. Rauner

United States Seventh Circuit
Class Actions, Labor & Employment Law
Held that the class-action device was not the proper one for home health care assistants to use in seeking refunds of fair-share fees they had paid to...
12/06/2018 16-3487

Roundtree v. Krueger

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus, Sentencing
Affirmed a life sentence on charges of selling heroin that led to a user's death. The case was procedurally complex because the defendant had filed...
12/06/2018 14-3696