Seventh Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, based in Chicago, Illinois, has appellate jurisdiction over courts in the following districts:

Two notable law and economics scholars sit on this court, Judge Frank Easterbrook and Judge Richard Posner.

Browse Opinions From the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit


Recent Decisions From the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Green v. Newport  
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1536

Justia Opinion Summary: Around 8:30 p.m., Milwaukee officers responded to a complaint by a store employee that a Mercury Grand Marquis drove around the store’s parking lot five times. Officer Newport believed this was consistent with preparatio...

Rosewood Care Center of Swansea v. Price  
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3368

Justia Opinion Summary: Rosewood is a skilled nursing facility, 42 U.S.C. 1395i-3(a), participating in Medicare and Medicaid as a provider. The Secretary of Health and Human Services, which enforces the statutory and regulatory provisions gove...

USA v. Joseph Suggs
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3460
Freddie Camacho v. Nicole English
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3509
Freddie Camacho v. Nicole English
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3509
Kolton v. Frerichs  
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3658

Justia Opinion Summary: Kolton deposited money into an interest-bearing bank account in Illinois. Years passed without activity in the account, so the bank transferred Kolton’s money to the state as the Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act req...

Xavier Laurens v. Volvo Cars of North America, L
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3829
St. Vincent Randolph Hospital, v. Thomas E. Price
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3956
USA v. Mario Mendoza-Valles
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1013
Richard Watkins v. Trans Union, LLC
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1142
Allen Perres v. SEC
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1365
United States v. White  
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1517

Justia Opinion Summary: While on supervised release following his conviction for failing to register as a sex offender, White pleaded guilty to new charges of credit‐card fraud and theft. The court revoked White’s supervised release and ordered...

USA v. Oliver W. Hamilton
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1800
Elijah Reid v. Michael Melvin
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1907
Zachary Mutter v. William Rodriguez
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 14-2130