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
Aluminum Recovery Technologies, Inc. v. Ace American Insurance Company
Date: February 23, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2556
Bruno v. Wells-Armstrong  
Date: February 23, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2945

Justia Opinion Summary: Jeffrey Bruno, a veteran firefighter with the Kankakee Fire Department, sued Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong, James Ellexson, the Human Resources Director for the City of Kankakee, and the City of Kankakee, alleging…

Donald Mains v. Martin O'Malley
Date: February 23, 2024
Docket Number: 23-2757
Pierce v. Vanihel  
Date: February 22, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2073

Justia Opinion Summary: Donald Pierce was convicted of multiple counts of child molestation and of being a repeat sexual offender. The case revolved around the testimonies of the victim and several adults who had been told about the incidents.…

USA v. Yarmell Austin
Date: February 22, 2024
Docket Number: 23-2196
PNC Bank, National Association v. Five-Star Audiovisual, Inc.
Date: February 22, 2024
Docket Number: 23-2402
Bryant v. Chupack  
Date: February 21, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3265

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit addressed a dispute involving the owners of two parcels of real estate in Chicago who contended that banks tried to collect notes and mortgages…

Darnell Dixon v. Tarry Williams  
Date: February 20, 2024
Docket Number: 21-1375

Justia Opinion Summary: This case involves a federal habeas corpus petition by Darnell Dixon, who was convicted of home invasion and murder by an Illinois state court and sentenced to life imprisonment. Dixon's habeas petition primarily focused…

DeLaurence Robinson v. Wexford Health Sources, Inc.
Date: February 20, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1717
USA v. Dennis German
Date: February 20, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2016
USA v. Olaniyi Ojikutu
Date: February 20, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1358
Keenan Brown v. McDonald's Restaurants of Illinois, Inc.
Date: February 20, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1715
USA v. Michael Grommet
Date: February 20, 2024
Docket Number: 23-2082
USA v. Williams  
Date: February 20, 2024
Docket Number: 23-2313

Justia Opinion Summary: In an appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reviewed a case concerning Adam Tyrale Williams Jr.'s ongoing effort to…

Justin Dalcollo v. Anthony Wills
Date: February 20, 2024
Docket Number: 23-2348

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