Description Date Docket #
Muschette v. Gionfriddo
United States Second Circuit
Education Law, Government Law, Civil Rights
Held that a police officer was entitled to qualified immunity for tasing a deaf student who ignored his instructions following an incident at a...
12/07/2018 17‐3817‐cv
Mississippi Rising Coalition v. City of Ocean Springs, Mississippi
United States Fifth Circuit
Property Law & Real Estate, Government Law, Civil Rights
Held that residents could not sue a city for passing a resolution requiring the Mississippi state flag to be flown over municipal buildings. The...
12/03/2018 18-60473
McCann v. Ogle County, Illinois
United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed summary judgment in favor of county officials and others on a claim that they provided inadequate medical care to a pretrial detainee, who...
11/30/2018 17-3139
Lewis v. Wilkie
United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
Held that a cook employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs lacked evidence that he suffered retaliation for his earlier Equal Employment...
11/29/2018 18‐1702
Huber v. Anderson
United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Procedure
Reinstated civil rights claims brought by a former state prisoner who alleged that his sentence on credit card fraud charges was unconstitutionally...
11/26/2018 17-1302
Riley v. City of Kokomo, Indiana, Housing Authority
United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
Held that a terminated employee of a city housing authority who suffered from medical conditions that required leaves of absences did not survive...
11/20/2018 17-1701
Foster v. City of Indio
United States Ninth Circuit
Government Law, Civil Rights
Held that a police officer who was accused of using excessive force in shooting a man was not entitled to review of a qualified immunity ruling....
11/20/2018 17-55167
National Association of African American-Owned Media v. Charter Communications, Inc.
United States Ninth Circuit
Entertainment Law, Media Law, Civil Rights
Held that an African American-owned operator of television networks sufficiently pleaded a claim that a cable television operator refused to enter...
11/19/2018 17-55723
Doe v. Marine-Lombard
United States Fifth Circuit
Entertainment Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law
In an amended opinion, held that Louisiana statutes requiring certain erotic dancers at nightclubs to be 21 years of age or older was not...
11/16/2018 17-30292
Thomas v. Anderson
United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Procedure
Reinstated an Illinois prisoner's civil rights claim that he was beaten by prison guards and undeservedly disciplined in retaliation for lawsuits and...
11/14/2018 15-2830

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