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Tag Archives: 7th Circuit Digest

Sentencing

7th Circuit Court of Appeals Case Name: United States of America v. Terry N. Taylor Case No.: 16-1019 Officials: BAUER, POSNER, and SYKES, Circuit Judges Focus: Sentencing District judge did not adequately justify sentence imposed on appellant “These were flimsy ...

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6th Amendment Violation

7th Circuit Court of Appeals Case Name: Maurice Evans v. Stephanie Dorethy Case No.: 15-3531 Officials: WOOD, Chief Judge, and BAUER and KANNE, Circuit Judges. Focus: 6th Amendment Violation Appellant states improper factual element in appeal. “The problem with Evans’s ...

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FDCPA Violation

Unpaid parking fees and nonpayment penalties are considered debts within the meaning of FDCPA, therefore the obligations that arise from a transaction is a debt and an attempt to collect it apply, obligating the Respondent to comply with FDCPA procedures.

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