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USA v. Timmy Reichling
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2941

Shaohua He v. Eric H. Holder, Jr.
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3104

USA v. Ambrosio Medrano
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1100

United States v. Buenrostro
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-1278, 14-1100

Justia Opinion Summary: DiFoggio worked as an FBI cooperating witness and introduced Medrano to a man purporting to be Castro, a health care consultant. Castro told Medrano that by bribing a corrupt official he could obtain contract approval fr...

Grace Tangka v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2275

Voigt v. Colvin
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2303

Justia Opinion Summary: The plaintiff, then age 40, applied to the Social Security Commission in 2009 for benefits, claiming to be disabled from gainful employment as a result of psychiatric disorders (depression and bipolar disorder), chronic...

UNited States v. White
Date: March 25, 2015
Docket Number: 13-2943

Justia Opinion Summary: While White was on parole from an Illinois state prison sentence, police suspected that he was involved in a shooting and had a warrant to arrest him. Before the police found White, they located his gym bag that he had l...

Michael Spencer v. Joe Pistorius
Date: March 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1704

USA v. Rufus Sims
Date: March 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3149

Joyce Hutchens v. Chicago Board of Education
Date: March 24, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3648

Hutchens v. Chicago Bd. of Educ.
Date: March 23, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3648

Justia Opinion Summary: Hutchens is a black woman. A large-scale layoff in the Chicago public schools system’s Professional Development Unit, where she worked, required the unit to decide whether to retain her or a white woman, Glowacki, who Hu...

Owens v. Duncan
Date: March 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1419

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1999, Nelson, riding his bike away from a liquor store, received a fatal blow to the head. Eyewitnesses, Johnnie and Evans, identified Owens from a photo array and from a lineup. Owens was the only person in the line...

Metrou v. M.A. Mortenson Co.
Date: March 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-8030

Justia Opinion Summary: Matichak was injured at work in 2009 and filed a workers’ compensation claim. Matichak filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition in 2010, disclosing the claim, valued at $7,500. About a year after the discharge, Matichak fil...

John Haywood v. Champaign County, Illinois
Date: March 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1338

USA v. Arturo Flores
Date: March 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1518