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Case Digests - 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Dec 26, 2023

Age Discrimination in Employment Act

The case centers around Nicholas Vichio, a warehouse supervisor employed at US Foods, Inc., who faced termination following the appointment of Charles Zadlo as the new vice president of operations.

Dec 18, 2023

First Amendment-Nonpublic Forum

In 2023, the Seventh Circuit upheld the disorderly conduct convictions of Jamison Krahenbuhl, an Air Force veteran.

Dec 18, 2023

Dismissal as Sanction-Abuse of Discretion

Inmate Chadrick Fulks initiated legal proceedings against multiple prison officials at the United States Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, asserting claims of constitutionally deficient medical care, the use of excessive force, and sexual assault.

Dec 18, 2023

Sentencing Guidelines-Consent for Video Sentencing

In this instance, the accused, Miguel Navarrete, a convicted felon, faced charges for unlawfully possessing a firearm.

Dec 11, 2023

Disability Insurance Benefits

This case involves a dispute over a claim for Disability Insurance Benefits and Supplemental Security Income under the Social Security Act, initiated by Heather Tutwiler, the plaintiff-appellant.

Dec 11, 2023

Aggravated Felony Crime of Violence-Immigration

Kibambe Mwendapeke, a permanent resident of the United States and a citizen of the Congo, petitions for review of an order from the Board of Immigration Appeals dismissing his appeal.

Dec 4, 2023

Civil Rights-Prisoner

Federal inmate Sargeant lodged a grievance against prison official Cruze, citing her inappropriate comments about his sexual preferences and her refusal to provide him with ordered books.

Dec 4, 2023

Bankruptcy-Rooker Feldman Doctrine

Fliss, Wojciak, and Barr collectively secured a $200,000 bank loan for their jointly owned companies, with each individual personally guaranteeing the loan.

Nov 27, 2023

Rehabilitation Act-Disability Discrimination

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) oversees schools dedicated to military families, and since 2004, Smithson has been employed as a science teacher within this organization.

Nov 20, 2023

Suppression of Evidence

On January 23, 2022, Javares Hudson walked into the Carle BroMenn Medical Center seeking emergency treatment for a gunshot wound.

Nov 20, 2023

Social Security Overpayment Recovery- “Reopening”

Fitschen received a diagnosis of advanced cancer, prompting him to cease working. In 2000, the Social Security Administration (SSA) granted Fitschen eligibility for disability benefits.

Nov 20, 2023

Probable Cause

Law enforcement utilized a confidential source (CS) to conduct two controlled methamphetamine transactions with Christopher Deeren.

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