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United States v. Procknow
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1398

Justia Opinion Summary: Eagan, Minnesota, assisted in apprehending Procknow, who had absconded while serving supervised release imposed by a Wisconsin state court for forgery. Authorities had received information that Procknow and his girlfrien...

Friedman v. City of Highland Park
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3091

Justia Opinion Summary: Highland Park, Illinois prohibits possession of assault weapons or large‐capacity magazines (those that can accept more than 10 rounds). The ordinance defines an assault weapon as any semi‐automatic gun that can accept a...

United States v. DeMarco
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1526

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2007, Suarez, a 75-year-old widower from Mexico, opened a checking account at an Illinois Chase Bank. DeMarco, the branch manager, assisted him. The two became friends. Suarez was trying to sell his three acre propert...

United States v. Moore
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3269

Justia Opinion Summary: Moore was convicted of interference with commerce by robbery, 18 U.S.C. 1951, based on his armed robbery of a UPS truck. During the incident (one hour, 40 minutes) he held a gun and repeatedly threatened to kill the dr...

Nationwide Freight Sys., Inc. v. Ill. Commerce Comm'n
Date: April 23, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3316

Justia Opinion Summary: Illinois requires that motor carriers of property, conducting intrastate operations, obtain a license from the Illinois Commerce Commission, which requires appropriate insurance or surety coverage. A carrier complies by...

Clark v. Brooks
Date: April 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2856

Justia Opinion Summary: Brooks, a mother of two minor children, filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Brooks reported her monthly wages of $6214.50 and her $400.00 monthly child support payments from her ex-husband; claimed applicable standardized...

Robert Banks v. Alok Kale
Date: April 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3766

Kevin Miller v. Vohne Liche Kennels, Inc.
Date: April 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1798

USA v. Robert Roach
Date: April 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2133

Michael Blakes v. Linda Foutch
Date: April 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2255

USA v. Aeron C. Bush
Date: April 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2439

Joseph Cottman v. Thomas Richardson
Date: April 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2894

Dennis Sperow v. Vipin Shah
Date: April 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3050

Christopher Dirig v. William Wilson
Date: April 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3093

Abel Lucio v. Venerio Santos
Date: April 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3270