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United Central Bank v. KMWC 845, LLC
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1491

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2005, Mutual Bank of Harvey, Illinois, made loans to the defendants, evidenced by promissory notes. As security the defendants executed mortgages. Mortgage I applies to four properties in Appleton, Menasha, and Milwau...

Saint Catherine Hospital v. Indiana Family and Social Serv
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2420

Unsecured Creditors' Comm. v. Ind. Family & Soc.Servs. Admin.
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-2546, 14-2420

Justia Opinion Summary: The Hospital had to pay a Hospital Assessment Fee (HAF) as part of an Indiana program designed to increase Medicaid reimbursements to eligible hospitals. After it failed to pay its HAF, the Indiana Family and Social Serv...

Kelley v. Zoeller
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2961

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1974, Kelley robbed a sandwich shop of $28, using a gun. He was also charged with conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance. Kelley claims to have struck a deal: he would plead guilty and upon successful completion...

United States v. Seifer
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3097

Justia Opinion Summary: Seifer was convicted of four counts of mail fraud, 18 U.S.C. 1341, and one count of theft of government property, 18 U.S.C. 641. At Seifer’s trial the district court empaneled 13 jurors without designating the alternate,...

Packer v. Trs .of Ind. Univ.
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1095

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1986, Packer, a Ph.D. in physiology, began work as a post-doctoral fellow at Indiana University’s School of Medicine. She was appointed to the tenure-track position of assistant professor in 1994. Packer’s 1999 applic...

Kevin E. Smith v. Ron Neal
Date: August 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1757

Gladney v. Pollard
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3141

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1996 Gladney was convicted in Wisconsin of murdering Wilson. Wilson died of gunshot wounds, following a struggle for a gun during an argument about money. At trial, Gladney did not dispute that he intentionally killed...

Robert Stinson v. James Gauger
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3343

Robert Stinson v. Raymond Rawson
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3346

Robert Stinson v. Lowell Johnson
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3347

USA v. Brian Wilbourn
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3715

United States v. Sanders
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3727

Justia Opinion Summary: More than 10 years ago, federal authorities investigated a drug conspiracy headed by Freeman at the Cabrini-Green housing projects. Ultimately, 15 persons were charged, 10 pleaded guilty, and five went to trial, includin...

Pendell v. City of Peoria
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2158

Justia Opinion Summary: Pendell claimed that a city inspector illegally entered her yard, used information from that unauthorized inspection to swear out an affidavit, and obtained an administrative search warrant. City employees then removed l...

Patrick v. Comm'r of Internal Revenue
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2190

Justia Opinion Summary: Patrick discovered a Medicaid fraud scheme in which the government paid more than $75 million in phony billings. Patrick and an associate filed a qui tam suit under the False Claims Act against Kyphon, alleging that the...