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00-1819 Gawley v. Indiana University

“Minger harassed Gawley for a period of approximately seven months. At times, he made up to three inappropriate comments to her each day. During this time, she told Minger at least ten times to stop harassing her. Even though her ...

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00-4065 EEOC v. University of Chicago Hospitals

“After demonstrating constructive discharge, the plaintiff must show that the constructive discharge was motivated by discriminatory intent-in this case, religiously discriminatory intent. See Simpson, 196 F.3d at 877. But contrary to the Chicago Hospitals’ assertions, it is not necessary that ...

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01-1361 Bennington v. Caterpillar, Inc.

“In cases where the age difference between the plaintiff and the individual treated more favorably is less than ten years, ‘the plaintiff still may present a triable claim if [he] directs the court to evidence that [his] employer considered [his] ...

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01-1104 Flores, et al. v. Raz

“Here, it is clear that everyone knew that Board approval was necessary. Indeed, the parties met with the executive director, who encouraged the sale. The facts and circumstances point to the parties’ intention that Board approval would be necessary to ...

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00-2414 Worth v. Tyer, et al.

“[T]he EEOC sent Worth a right-to-sue letter on October 21, 1996. Thus, defendants could have sought to dismiss Worth’s complaint at any time before October 21… However, it was defendants’ duty to bring any deficiency in Worth’s complaint to the ...

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00-1860 Bloedorn v. Francisco Foods, Inc.

“Given the nature of the unfair labor practices charged in this case and the evidence supporting the Director’s allegations, interim relief would serve the public interest. If, as the Director alleges, FFI deliberately displaced the Union by refusing to hire ...

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01-1515 Century 21-Olympia Inc. v. Chayer

Century 21-Olympia Inc. prevailed in a small claims action to recover a real estate commission from Jeffrey and Amy Chayer, and, pursuant to a contractual provision for reasonable attorney fees, the circuit court awarded Century 21 $6,000 in attorney fees. ...

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01-2041 U.S. v. Jones

“[T]here was ample evidence to support the jury’s finding of a single conspiracy. Jones does not dispute the fact that the government provided sufficient evidence to prove a conspiracy for the period ending in May 1999. In fact, in his ...

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00-2998, 01-0093 State v. Champion

Kenneth Champion appeals from an order denying his Wis. Stat. sec. 974.06 (1999-2000) motion for postconviction relief. He also raises issues concerning appellate counsel’s performance on a prior direct appeal from the underlying criminal conviction. We affirm the trial court’s ...

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01-2628 Carter v. Litscher

“[Austin v. Mitchell, 200 F.3d 391 (6th Cir. 1999)] concluded that tolling occurs under sec.2244(d)(2) only if a prisoner includes in his state collateral attack at least one of the issues raised in the federal challenge. The court reasoned: ‘Otherwise, ...

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01-0843 State v. Lo

Following a trial and a direct appeal of his convictions for attempted first-degree intentional homicide and first-degree recklessly endangering safety, Anou Lo filed a postconviction motion seeking a new trial on numerous grounds. The circuit court denied the motion in ...

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00-2828, 00-2865 U.S. v. Felix-Felix

“We conclude that these circumstances were largely of Francisco’s own making and thus did not transform the nature of the police conduct. A Terry stop is, after all, a brief involuntary detention. One of the ways the police might ensure ...

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01-0857-CR State v. Sanders

James Sanders appeals a judgment sentencing him to 10 years in prison and 10 years’ extended supervision for second-degree sexual assault, and an order denying his postconviction motion. He argues that the State’s sentence recommendation violated the plea agreement, his ...

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01-1834 U.S. v. Lopez-Flores,

“All the courts to address the question have held that at least in the case of surreptitious reentry, as in this case, the ‘found in’ offense is first committed at the time of the reentry and continues to the time ...

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01-1135 State v. Parsons

Rosemarie Parsons appeals judgments convicting her of two counts of causing mental harm to a child, one count of recklessly causing bodily harm to a child, and one count of failing to prevent bodily harm. She also appeals an order ...

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01-2409 U.S. v. Cravens

“First, under Section 5K2.13(2), the district court concluded that Cravens’ offenses involved a serious threat of violence. Cravens approached the teller at the Manufacturers Bank in Lansing, Illinois, and passed her a demand note which read ‘give me your 100s ...

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