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11-1085 Stone v. Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Chicago

Civil Procedure Mootness An action seeking an injunction pertaining to an election that has already occurred is moot. “’[F]ederal courts are without power to decide questions that cannot affect the rights of litigants in the case before them.’ North Carolina ...

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10-cv-229 Wilder Chiropractic, Inc., v. Pizza Hut of Southern Wisconsin, Inc.

Civil Procedure Class actions; mootness In the context of a class action, a defendant cannot moot the case by settling with the named plaintiff before it moves for class certification. “It would make little sense to fashion a rule that ...

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