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Case Digests - 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Jun 17, 2024

Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress-Employment

Nikkolai Anderson, a former host at Mott Street, alleged sexual harassment, discrimination, and retaliation following her termination.

Jun 17, 2024


Continental Indemnity Company (Continental) has attempted to collect a default judgment against BII, Inc. (BII) from Starr Indemnity & Liability Company (Starr), BII's insurer.

Jun 17, 2024

Estate Claims

The case centers on a dispute over the estate of Dr. Lester Frank Sumrall, founder of the global evangelical organization LeSEA, Inc. Following his death, his son and grandson, Lester Sumrall, claimed they were entitled to inherit part of his estate, including copyrights to his works and his right of publicity.

Jun 17, 2024

Attempted Enticement of a Minor-Inducement vs. Enticement

Gerald Sewell responded to a post on Craigslist, seeking a sexual encounter.

Jun 17, 2024

Environmental and Wire Fraud-Sentencing Guidelines

Shibilski faced charges of environmental and wire fraud, as well as conspiracy to defraud the United States, in connection to his management of three Wisconsin-based companies engaged in electronic equipment recycling.

Jun 17, 2024

Tax Fraud

Taiwo Onamuti faced 23 charges linked to his participation in a tax-fraud scheme.

Jun 17, 2024

Suppression of Evidence-Border Searches

Mendez underwent inspection upon his return to O'Hare International Airport from a trip abroad, where customs agents, alerted by his arrest record and travel history, examined his cell phone and discovered child pornography.

Jun 17, 2024

Black Lung Benefits Act

McLain, a former coal miner developed a severe lung condition after nearly twenty years of underground work.

Jun 17, 2024

Second Amendment

Echo Scheidt was convicted for knowingly providing false information on a Firearms Transaction Record (ATF Form 4473) during five separate gun purchases.

Jun 10, 2024

Sentencing Guidelines- Impersonation of a Law Enforcement Officer

Hancock pleaded guilty to unlawfully possessing a firearm as a previously convicted felon.

Jun 10, 2024

Sentencing Enhancements

Kowalski, an attorney, faced accusations of leveraging her position to conceal her brother's assets during his bankruptcy proceedings.

Jun 10, 2024

Suppression of Evidence-Unlawful Search

An Urbana, Illinois, police officer pulled over a car just after midnight because its head and taillights were not lit.


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