United States Seventh Circuit - February 2019 Opinion Summaries

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Jones v. Zatecky

United States Seventh Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that an Indiana inmate was entitled to a writ of habeas corpus based on his attorney's failure to object to an untimely amendment to his charges....
02/28/2019 17-2606

Webster v. CDI Indiana, LLC

United States Seventh Circuit
Health Law, Injury & Tort Law
Held that a diagnostic imaging facility was liable for a radiologist's negligence in missing a cancer, even though the radiologist was an independent...
02/27/2019 18-3080

In re Anderson

United States Seventh Circuit
Property Law & Real Estate, Banking Law
Held that collateral estoppel barred a bank from collecting a deficiency judgment after foreclosing on the debtor's real estate. Affirmed the ruling...
02/26/2019 17-3073

DeCamp v. Berryhill

United States Seventh Circuit
Government Benefits
Held that the Social Security Administration made errors in evaluating a woman's eligibility for disability insurance benefits and supplemental...
02/26/2019 18-2105

Washington v. Marion County Prosecutor

United States Seventh Circuit
Sentencing, Asset Forfeiture, Constitutional Law
In a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Indiana's vehicle forfeiture statute, remanded for further proceedings to address whether recent...
02/26/2019 17-2933

Silva v. Wisconsin Department of Corrections

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
Revived a correctional sergeant's claims that he was fired because he is Latino. Reversed summary judgment on his Title VII and equal protection...
02/22/2019 18-2561

Barry v. Barr

United States Seventh Circuit
Immigration Law
Denied an alien's petition for review of a Board of Immigration Appeals' removal order. The citizen of Guinea failed to substantiate his claims that...
02/22/2019 18‐2334

US v. Tantchev

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a defendant's conviction for exporting stolen cars and submitting false documents to customs officials, as well as a co-defendant's for...
02/21/2019 18-1200

US v. Johnson

United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a conviction for possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
02/21/2019 18-2023

D'Antoni v. US

United States Seventh Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a federal inmate was entitled to habeas relief. He had received an enhanced sentence under a clause of the 1990 U.S. Sentencing Guidelines'...
02/21/2019 18-1358