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Schmidt v. McCullough
Date: May 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3651

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1990 Schmidt, then age 27, was convicted in a Wisconsin state court of raping a woman multiple times, burglarizing her apartment, falsely imprisoning her, and intimidating her as a witness. He was sentenced to prison...

Casey Hunter v. Timothy Muehler
Date: May 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2484

Lewis v. Epic Sys. Corp.
Date: May 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2997

Justia Opinion Summary: Epic Systems sent an email to employees, containing an arbitration agreement mandating that wage-and-hour claims could be brought only through individual arbitration and that the employees waived “the right to participat...

USA v. Dakota Moss
Date: May 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3102

United States v. Peterson
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3716

Justia Opinion Summary: Peterson, a Madison Wisconsin entrepreneur, owned a polyurethane scrap-foam material company and a development company, with Shapiro and Spahr. Peterson made unauthorized intercompany loans and used corporate funds to p...

United States v. Orlando
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2092

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2013, Orlando was indicted on charges of producing and possessing child pornography. He agreed to plead guilty to four counts of producing child pornography, 18 U.S.C. 2251(a) in exchange for a sentencing recommendati...

USA v. Paul Stewart
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2680

USA v. Edwin Tollinchi-Rodriguez
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3720

USA v. Patrick B. Wallace
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3796

Jozef Gajewski v. Ocwen Loan Servicing
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3849

Blackmon v. Williams
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3059

Justia Opinion Summary: On July 4, 2002, Cox was standing outside a Chicago restaurant when he was gunned down by two men. Two women driving cars near the scene saw the murder and the shooters’ faces. Less than two months later, both women inde...

David Conrad v. USA
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3216

United States v. Lewis
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3635

Justia Opinion Summary: Lewis was convicted of five federal sex offenses. The district court sentenced Lewis, who is 66 years old and in poor health, to the statutory mandatory minimum sentence of 35 years in prison. The district judge, while r...

Alma Glisson v. Correctional Medical Services,
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1419

Alma Glisson v. Correctional Medical Services,
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1419