United States Seventh Circuit - March 2019 Opinion Summaries

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Trustees of Indiana University v. Curry

United States Seventh Circuit
Health Law, Constitutional Law, Drugs & Biotech
Upheld the constitutionality of an Indiana law making it a felony to acquire, receive, sell or transfer fetal tissue. Indiana University sought an...
03/14/2019 18‐1146

Kreg Therapeutics, Inc. v. VitalGo, Inc.

United States Seventh Circuit
Commercial Law, Contracts
Held that a manufacturer breached its contractual agreement with a distributor in the medical-supply industry. Affirmed a bench trial judgment, in a...
03/14/2019 17‐3005

In re Steenes

United States Seventh Circuit
Government Law, Bankruptcy Law
Held that the City of Chicago, which sought to recoup thousands of dollars in parking and moving-violation fines incurred by seven bankruptcy debtors,...
03/14/2019 17-3630

Regains v. City of Chicago

United States Seventh Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a registered sex offender who was homeless timely filed a civil rights lawsuit. The suit alleged that he was unlawfully arrested for failing...
03/13/2019 15‐2444

US v. Walker

United States Seventh Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that the trial court was entitled to recommend that the defendant be denied credit for time served while awaiting trial, in this case where he...
03/11/2019 18-2825

Greenhill v. Vartanian

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law
Held that a man was time-barred from claiming that another man stole his vintage airplane from an airport hangar. Affirmed a declaratory judgment...
03/08/2019 17-3526

Liebhart v. SPX Corp.

United States Seventh Circuit
Environmental Law, Injury & Tort Law, Property Law & Real Estate
Revived property owners' claim that toxic dust and debris from the demolition of an abandoned factory migrated onto their properties, jeopardizing...
03/06/2019 18-1918

Sansone v. Brennan

United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
Held that the U.S. Postal Service unlawfully failed to accommodate a wheelchair-confined employee who sought a parking place with room to deploy his...
03/06/2019 17-3534

US v. Briggins

United States Seventh Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed the sentence of a man convicted of bank robbery.
03/06/2019 18‐1921

US v. Salgado

United States Seventh Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a sentence imposed on a man who pleaded guilty to heroin drug-trafficking charges.
03/06/2019 18‐2194