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Harnage v. Lightner
United States Second Circuit
Health Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Revived a prison inmate's lawsuit alleging that medical personnel failed to adequately treat a health condition. Vacated a dismissal in relevant part...
02/15/2019 18‐1559‐pr
Disability Rights New York v. State of New York
United States Second Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law
Held that the district court correctly abstained from hearing a disability rights organization's challenge to the manner in which guardianship...
02/15/2019 17‐2812‐cv
Construction and General Laborers' Union v. Town of Grand Chute
United States Seventh Circuit
Constitutional Law, Labor & Employment Law
Held that a town's sign ordinance could constitutionally ban a labor union from using a giant inflatable balloon in the shape of a rat when picketing...
02/14/2019 18-1739
Spiegel v. McClintic
United States Seventh Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Property Law & Real Estate, Constitutional Law
Held that a condominium resident did not state a viable claim that another resident in the same building conspired with town officials to violate his...
02/14/2019 18‐1070
Price v. City of Chicago
United States Seventh Circuit
Health Law, Constitutional Law
Upheld the constitutionality of Chicago's abortion clinic buffer-zone ordinance, which bars pro-life sidewalk counselors or protestors from...
02/13/2019 17-2196
Miller v. Downey
United States Seventh Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that there was no need to decide whether a jail could constitutionally prohibit inmates from receiving any newspapers. There were narrower...
02/08/2019 17-1507
Morgan v. Schott
United States Seventh Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that an Illinois inmate could not proceed with a lawsuit alleging that he was unconstitutionally denied the right to call a witness at his prison...
02/05/2019 16-2384
Islas-Veloz v. Whitaker
United States Ninth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Immigration Law
Upheld a Board of Immigration Appeals ruling that a noncitizen was removable. His Washington conviction for communicating with a minor for immoral...
02/04/2019 15-73120
Rand Resources, LLC v. City of Carson
Supreme Court of California
Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Construction
In an opinion that clarifies the scope of the anti-SLAPP statute, the California Supreme Court held that only certain causes of action here arose from...
02/04/2019 S235735
Hines v. Youseff
United States Ninth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that California officials had qualified immunity from claims that they exposed inmates to a heightened risk of contracting Valley Fever. The...
02/01/2019 15-16145

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