The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled a railroad company is responsible for paying the bill for cleaning up contamination in a park on Lake Superior.Read More »
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals is remanding for trial a Wisconsin inmate's pro se lawsuit over his pain medication management. The judges found the Western District of Wisconsin court was wrong to grant summary judgment to a nurse who could be found deliberately indifferent to the inmate's suffering.
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President Obama has appointed UW law professor Victoria Nourse to replace retiring Judge Terence Evans on the Seventh Circuit. Needless to say, it’s not a choice I would make. For me, the simple fact that she wrote an article in the California Law Review last year entitled “A Tale of Two Lochners,” in which she asserts that Lochner v. New York, 198 U.S. 45 (1905), was incorrectly decided, is sufficient reason for me not to like the nomination.Read More »