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

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

United States v. Velazquez
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1153

Justia Opinion Summary: Velazquez, indicted in 2008 on charges related to a fraudulent investment scheme, violated his bond just prior to his scheduled trial date and remained a fugitive for six months. Velazquez was apprehended and entered a p...

USA v. Eldred Claybrooks
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1718

Skavysh v. Katsman
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-1881

Justia Opinion Summary: Katsman, represented by an attorney, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. After she filed Schedule F, on which the debtor is required to list all entities holding unsecured claims, the trustee reported that no assets were ava...

Widmar v. Sun Chem. Corp.
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2313

Justia Opinion Summary: Widmar worked as a plant manager for 16 years. The company’s National Manufacturing Manager, Roberts, terminated Widmar’s employment in November 2009, claiming that the company was unsatisfied with Widmar’s performance....

USA v. P.H. Glatfelter Company
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2436

USA v. NCR Corporation
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-2441

Nick Pearson v. NBTY, Inc.
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-1198