Description Date Docket #
Sims v. New Penn Financial LLC
United States Seventh Circuit
Banking Law, Civil Rights, Property Law & Real Estate
Held that homeowners' evidence of racial discrimination was too speculative to move forward with their claim that a loan servicer discriminated...
10/18/2018 18‐1710
Donley v. Stryker Sales Corp.
United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
Revived an employee's claim that her former employer fired her in retaliation for filing an internal complaint against a sales manager who had...
10/15/2018 17‐1195
Ameren Illinois Co. v. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 51
United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
Upheld an arbitrator's decision that an employee should not have been fired for storing a firearm in his parked vehicle, because Illinois'...
10/12/2018 18‐1591
Smith v. School Board of Concordia Parish
United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Rights, Education Law
Held that a charter school violated the terms of a longstanding desegregation order in the public-school district where it was located by enrolling...
10/12/2018 17-30548
Barbera v. Pearson Education, Inc.
United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
Held that an employee lacked evidence that she was unlawfully denied the same chance to resign with severance pay during a company downsizing, an...
10/12/2018 18-1085
US v. Gonzalez
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Civil Rights, Sentencing
Affirmed the convictions and sentences of three sheriff's department officers for their involvement in the brutal beating of a visitor to a Los...
10/10/2018 15-50483
Reed v. Palmer
United States Seventh Circuit
Constitutional Law, Civil Rights, Juvenile Law
Reinstated the claims of two Iowa youths that they suffered from unconstitutional conditions at a juvenile detention center in Wisconsin. The youths...
10/09/2018 18-1429
Ruiz v. Musclewood Investment Properties LLC
California Court of Appeal
Civil Rights, Injury & Tort Law, Civil Rights, Injury & Tort Law, Civil Rights, Injury & Tort Law
Reinstated a legally blind person's claim that a local business he walked past on a regular basis failed to prevent its unleashed guard dog from...
10/05/2018 B280928
Ruiz v. Musclewood Investment Properties LLC
California Court of Appeal
Civil Rights, Injury & Tort Law, Civil Rights, Injury & Tort Law, Civil Rights, Injury & Tort Law
Reinstated a legally blind person's claim that a local business he walked past on a regular basis failed to prevent its unleashed guard dog from...
10/05/2018 B280928
Ruiz v. Musclewood Investment Properties LLC
California Court of Appeal
Civil Rights, Injury & Tort Law, Civil Rights, Injury & Tort Law, Civil Rights, Injury & Tort Law
Reinstated a legally blind person's claim that a local business he walked past on a regular basis failed to prevent its unleashed guard dog from...
10/05/2018 B280928

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