Opinions From the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

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Meade v. Moraine Valley Cmty. Coll.
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1217

Justia Opinion Summary: Meade wrote a letter to the League for Innovation in the Community College about her employer, Moraine Valley Community College. Meade, an adjunct faculty member, alleged that poor treatment of adjuncts harmed students....

Mordi v. Zeigler
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3188

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2009, Illinois State Police Officer Zeigler pulled over Mordi’s vehicle. A trained dog discovered drugs in the car. Zeigler arrested Mordi, took him to the station, and left him in an interrogation room. Other officer...

Bruce Webster v. John Caraway
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1049

Bruce Webster v. John Caraway
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1049

Mitchell Thomas v. Jill Wahl
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2859

Salvatore Ziccarelli v. Thomas Dart
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3247

Welton v. Anderson
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3336

Justia Opinion Summary: Welton buys, sells, and rents residential real estate and, from 1994-2001, maintained a collateralized line of credit with the NBI. In 2002, NBI declined to extend that line of credit and gave him 90 days to pay off the...

USA v. Mark Gleason
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3854

Hennessy Indus., Inc. v. Nat'l Union Fire Ins. Co.
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1277

Justia Opinion Summary: Hennessy, a car parts manufacturer, beset by asbestos-related personal injury claims, sought coverage by National Union. The companies entered into a cost sharing agreement in 2008. As claims occurred, Hennessy asked Nat...

Joseph Kelly v. Dennis Hocking
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1474

Stanley Mical v. Philip Glick
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1705

Kenneth Ditkowsky v. Adam Stern
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1911

Bill Jackson v. Jesse White
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2067

USA v. Pedro Cruz
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2453

Greene v. U.S. Dep't of Educ.
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3257

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2005 Greene and his wife had filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and obtained a discharge from all their debts except federal student loan debt of $207,000. As part of the bankruptcy case they sought an order that the Depa...