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Case Digests - 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Aug 21, 2023

Summary Judgment-Negligence

Jason Burns, a truck driver, injured himself while delivering products to a Sherwin-Williams paint supply store.

Aug 21, 2023

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

In 2013, Coleman was found guilty of conspiring to distribute crack cocaine, as outlined in 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1), (b)(1)(A), 846. Subsequently, he received a life imprisonment sentence, which was then mandatory, due to his previous convictions for a "felony drug offense" under section 841(b)(1)(A). The Seventh Circuit Court confirmed this decision.

Aug 21, 2023

Transportation Benefits for Students Attending Private Schools.

In 2015, the Forro children were enrolled at St. Augustine, a school in Hartford, Wisconsin, which identifies itself as Catholic.

Aug 21, 2023

Fair Credit Reporting Act,

Mistakes in compiling and reporting credit information are inevitable.

Aug 21, 2023

Suppression of Evidence

ShotSpotter devices alerted authorities to potential gunshots occurring on the west side of Chicago.

Aug 21, 2023

Product Liability

In an effort to mitigate the potential dangers stemming from future blood clots, Johnson elected to undergo a surgical procedure for the insertion of a retrievable intravascular filter.

Aug 21, 2023

Fair Use-Costs and Fees

The Cremation Society of Illinois and its co-defendants sought to recover their attorney’s fees after defeating Live Face on Web’s copyright claims against them.

Aug 21, 2023

Sixth Amendment Speedy Trial Rights

Gunter and Grommet collaborated in a scheme to distribute methamphetamine, which included a controlled transaction where law enforcement agents procured actual methamphetamine from Gunter.

Aug 21, 2023

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Unifund acquired defaulted consumer debt from Choice and engaged the services of the Kohn Law Firm.

Aug 14, 2023

Sentencing Guidelines-Armed Career Criminal Act

Erlinger entered a guilty plea for the charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm under 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1).

Aug 14, 2023

Discretionary Conditions of Supervised Release- Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act

Maranto pled guilty to distributing child pornography.

Aug 14, 2023

Insurance Coverage

Schmutzler, a seasoned pilot and the owner-president of Jadair, possessed extensive decades-long flying experience.


Should Justice Protasiewicz recuse herself on gerrymandering cases that go before the Wisconsin Supreme Court?

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