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Case Digests - 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Apr 29, 2024

Fraudulent Inflation of Stock Price

Appvion, Inc., a paper company based in Wisconsin was purchased by its employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in 2001.

Apr 29, 2024

Admission of Evidence

While on federal supervised release, David Perez was caught on a police surveillance camera holding what appeared to be a firearm, a clear violation of both his release conditions and federal law.

Apr 29, 2024

Insurance Coverage

Tommy Harris developed bacterial sepsis due to recurring infections during dialysis treatment at a Belleville, Illinois clinic.

Apr 29, 2024

Medical Care Beneath Constitutional Standards

Richard Rodgers, a prisoner with a medical history of scoliosis and back pain, had steel rods implanted in his back prior to his imprisonment.

Apr 29, 2024

Sentencing-Premises Enhancement

In October 2019, Randall Craft admitted guilt to a charge of conspiring to distribute more than fifty grams of methamphetamine.

Apr 22, 2024

Class Action-IDOC Policy Restricting Contact

The case concerns a class action lawsuit against the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) by four parents convicted of sex offenses and undergoing mandatory supervised release (MSR).

Apr 22, 2024

Failure to Protect Prisoner

On July 4, 2021, Wallmow was arrested for violating his probation and was placed in Oneida County jail. Upon his booking, Wallmow denied any suicidal tendencies or mental health issues.

Apr 22, 2024

Employment Law-Retaliation

Songie Adebiyi, formerly the Vice President of Student Services at South Suburban College in Illinois, was terminated in 2019 purportedly due to performance issues.

Apr 22, 2024

Racial Discrimination

When DISH and DirecTV Network declined to pay broadcast fees to Circle City Broadcasting for rights to carry the company’s two Indianapolis-based television stations, the dispute entered federal court.

Apr 22, 2024

Withdrawal of Guilty Plea

Aron faced indictment by a grand jury for possessing a firearm and ammunition as a felon, contravening 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1).

Apr 22, 2024

Unlawful Pretrial Detention

Washington and Howard were charged with first-degree murder and detained for over a year before being acquitted.

Apr 22, 2024

Mootness Fees-Standing to Intervene

Six suits, filed under the federal securities laws, present questions about “mootness fees” in federal litigation.


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