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

United States v. Boswell
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3641

Justia Opinion Summary: The Anderson Indiana Police Department received a tip from White that her previous housemate Boswell, a convicted felon, was in possession of firearms available for purchase. ATF agents planned a sting operation, involvi...

Taylor-Novotny v. Health Alliance Med. Plans, Inc.
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3652

Justia Opinion Summary: Taylor-Novotny sued her former employer, Health Alliance Medical Plans under the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. 12101, the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), 29 U.S.C. 2601-2654, and Title VII of the Civi...

James Michael Leasing Co. v. Paccar, Inc.
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3773

Justia Opinion Summary: JM Leasing purchased a brand‐new semi‐truck from PACCAR in 2007. Approximately four years and 3,000 miles later, JM concluded that the truck was a lemon and sought a refund from PACCAR under Wisconsin’s Lemon Law, Wis. S...

United States v. Kelly
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1015

Justia Opinion Summary: Rockford Narcotics Unit Detective Jimenez obtained a warrant to search the upper apartment at 1522 Clifton for cocaine and narcotics paraphernalia. The affidavit stated that a “concerned citizen” called in that “1522 Cli...

USA v. Damarcus Johnson
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1465

Cent. States, SE & SW Areas Pension Fund v. Allega Concrete Corp.
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-2512

Justia Opinion Summary: An employer that withdraws from an underfunded pension plan must cover its share of the shortfall, 29 U.S.C. 1381, 1391. After concluding that Allega had withdrawn, the Central States Pension Fund sent it a bill for abou...

Motorola Mobility LLC v. AU Optronics Corporation
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-8003

USA v. John Brandon
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3471

Whitaker v. Milwaukee Cnty.
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-3735

Justia Opinion Summary: Whitaker, formerly employed by Milwaukee County, alleged that she was discriminated against in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. 12101 when the county failed to accommodate her disability by ref...

Croft v. Williams
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-3419

Justia Opinion Summary: For the second time, Croft sought the Seventh Circuit’s approval to pursue a successive petition for a writ of habeas corpus under 28 U.S.C. 2254, relying primarily on the 2012 Supreme Court decision, Miller v. Alabama,...

Joe Sebright, Jr. v. City of Rockford
Date: November 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1688

USA v. Javier Camacho-Montalvo
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1220

Charles E. Covey v. State Bank of Toulon
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1561

Covey v. State Bank of Toulon
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1650

Justia Opinion Summary: Duckworth borrowed $1,100,000 from the State Bank of Toulon. The security agreement said that Duckworth granted the Bank a security interest in crops and farm equipment. The promissory note referred to the security agree...

USA v. Edward Velazquez
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1034