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USA v. Kenneth Conley
Date: January 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1455

Jones v. Asso'n of Flight Attendants-CWA
Date: January 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1482

Justia Opinion Summary: Jones, a United Airlines flight attendant, was fired for misconduct. He sued his union, claiming that because of racial animus and his complaints about discrimination, the union had not fairly represented him, 42 U.S.C....

Saunders-El v. Rohde
Date: January 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1570

Justia Opinion Summary: After his acquittal by a jury on burglary charges, Saunders-El sued members of the Rockford, Illinois police department, alleging that they planted his blood at the crime scene in an attempt to frame him. His complaint i...

Renard v. Ameriprise Fin. Servs., Inc.
Date: January 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1730

Justia Opinion Summary: When Ameriprise Financial fired Renard, a financial adviser, for violation of the franchise agreement between the two, Ameriprise claimed that Renard owed it $530,000 on loans made to help Renard build his franchise. Ren...

United States v. Bailey
Date: January 29, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3229

Justia Opinion Summary: Bailey pled guilty in 2011 to distributing crack cocaine and agreed to a prison sentence of 240 months. The agreement allowed Bailey to seek to modify his sentence if Congress or the Supreme Court determined that the Fai...

Linda Durr-Irving v. Carolyn Colvin
Date: January 29, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3275

Yaroslav Sklyarsky v. Means-Knaus Partners
Date: January 29, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3302

Equal Emp't Opportunity Comm'n v. N. Star Hospitality, Inc
Date: January 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1660

Justia Opinion Summary: Miller, an African-American male, worked as a cook for Hospitality’s Sparx Restaurant. Miller became assistant kitchen manager and was a satisfactory employee. On October 1, 2010, Miler discovered racially offensive pict...

USA v. Daniel Jines
Date: January 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1861

Sklyarsky v. Harvard Maint., Inc.
Date: January 29, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-2768, 13-3302

Justia Opinion Summary: For 13 years Sklyarsky worked as a custodian at a Chicago office building, through different employers. In 2010, new supervisors began disciplining Sklyarsky. He complained to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

United States v. Williams
Date: January 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3570

Justia Opinion Summary: Williams’s convictions and sentences (480 months) were affirmed in 2000. His collateral attack, 28 U.S.C. 2255, failed. His most recent effort, a “Motion to Correct Record” asks the district judge to revise the presenten...

United States v. Barta
Date: January 28, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3208

Justia Opinion Summary: Barta was friends with Buenrostro, who was an associate of Medrano. Medrano had dealings with a man purporting to be a health care consultant (Castro) who told Medrano he could, in return for payment of a bribe to a corr...

Elijah Manuel v. City of Joliet
Date: January 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1581

USA v. Christopher Blitch
Date: January 27, 2015
Docket Number: 11-3519

USA v. Michael Carwell
Date: January 27, 2015
Docket Number: 11-3627