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Recent Decisions From the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Donna Bibbs v. Sheriff of Cook County
Date: July 2, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3355

Gacho v. Butler
Date: July 2, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3911

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1982, Gacho was arrested, along with others, and confessed his involvement in two murders, signing a written statement. Gacho and Titone stood trial in Judge Maloney’s court. Gacho’s girlfriend was the star prosecuti...

Corre Opportunities Fund, LP v. Emmis Commc'ns Corp.
Date: July 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1647

Justia Opinion Summary: Because a 1999 issue of cumulative preferred stock was impairing the company’s ability to raise capital, Emmis signed holders of 60% of the preferred shares to swaps. Emmis purchased shares; the owners delivered their sh...

United States v. Leo
Date: July 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2262

Justia Opinion Summary: Officer Ortiz saw men in black hoodies and recognized Aranda, who had prior convictions for drug possession and burglaries. Aranda and Leo approached a nearby duplex. Police dispatch announced that a 911 caller was repor...

Chicago Import, Incorporated v. Wolin & Rosen, Ltd.
Date: July 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2945

United States v. Harris
Date: July 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1846

Justia Opinion Summary: From 2007-2010, Harris and co-conspirators added themselves as authorized users on existing credit card accounts without the account holders’ knowledge or permission, then took cash advances, cashed convenience checks, a...

Wheaton College v. Burwell
Date: July 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2396

Justia Opinion Summary: Wheaton College, a nondenominational Illinois college, hires from a various Christian traditions and admits students of varied faiths, but requires all to sign a “Covenant” that requires them to “uphold the God-given wor...

Pierce v. Visteon Corp.
Date: July 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2542

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs (a class of 1,593) alleged that Visteon failed to deliver timely notice to ex-employees, offering them an opportunity to continue health insurance at their own expense, under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Re...

Gonzalez-Koeneke v. West
Date: July 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2619

Justia Opinion Summary: Gonzalez-Koeneke worked, for 12 years, as a Rockford School District bus driver. She experienced problems with children on her bus and filed incident reports with Sharp and, later, went to West, the terminal manager. She...

Joseph Peery v. Chicago Housing Authority
Date: July 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3369

Stubenfield v. Chicago Hous. Auth.
Date: July 1, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-3371, 14-3369

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, residents of privately-owned Chicago building, received housing vouchers from the Chicago Housing Authority to enable them to rent apartments. They claimed that the Authority is complicit in and responsible f...

Eric Capman v. Carolyn Colvin
Date: July 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3497

Christopher Goodvine v. Michael Meisner
Date: July 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3543

Sekou Cherif v. DVA
Date: July 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3598

David Lawson v. Sun Microsystems, Incorporate
Date: June 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1502