7th Circuit Court
623 ABA Journal 7th Circuit Court articles.
Lawyers interviewed by the ABA Journal disagree on whether requiring the vaccines is the best approach for keeping children in schools, but most agree the virus has caused significant work for school administrators, many of whom are still dealing with pushback on masking rules.
Oct 19, 2021 1:45 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sought the view
of the U.S. solicitor general in a case in which a federal appeals court reduced punitive damages below a statutory cap.
Oct 13, 2021 11:37 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has used its opinion affirming a case dismissal to criticize a federal judge for a 75-day gap between her initial decision to toss the case and the opinion explaining her reasons.
Oct 12, 2021 4:00 PM CDT
Few federal courts have reported that they are requiring COVID-19 vaccines for court workers, although an order this week requires the employees to report their vaccination status.
Sep 24, 2021 11:05 AM CDT
Police officers in Colorado Springs, Colorado, violated the Fourth Amendment rights of a drug suspect when they erected a pole camera to record video of his partly fenced property for three months without obtaining a warrant, the Colorado Supreme Court has ruled.
Sep 14, 2021 11:02 AM CDT
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago has allowed Indiana to continue enforcement of several abortion restrictions pending an appeal by Whole Woman’s Health Alliance.
Sep 10, 2021 10:53 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has rejected an injunction request by eight Indiana University students who claim that COVID-19 vaccine requirements violate their 14th Amendment right to “personal autonomy” and “bodily integrity.”
Aug 3, 2021 10:39 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has blocked an Indiana law that allows county officials to kick some people off voter rolls without consent or notice.
Jul 20, 2021 11:09 AM CDT
Miami courthouse closes after engineering firm identifies safety issues
The Miami-Dade County Courthouse began undergoing immediate repairs on Friday after an engineering firm that examined the 28-story building identified safety…
Jul 13, 2021 4:30 PM CDT
In a 5-4 decision on constitutional standing, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday limited which consumers can sue over erroneous TransUnion credit reports that flagged them as potential terrorists, drug traffickers and other serious criminals.
Jun 25, 2021 12:10 PM CDT
Perkins Coie wins suit dismissal because of ‘stateless’ partners
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago has ruled that former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page can’t sue Perkins…
Jun 22, 2021 4:53 PM CDT
Following scholarship about John Marshall’s support for slavery, law school removes his name
The name of John Marshall, a former U.S. Supreme Court chief justice who wrote seven majority opinions…
May 21, 2021 3:33 PM CDT
3 men face federal hate crimes charges in Ahmaud Arbery’s death
Three Georgia men facing state charges of murder in the 2020 death of Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery have…
Apr 29, 2021 4:17 PM CDT
Paul Hastings, Sheppard Mullin provide special bonuses to staff and paralegals
As many large firms continue to reward young lawyers for their work in the past year, Paul Hastings and…
Apr 16, 2021 2:12 PM CDT
The en banc 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Cincinnati has refused to block an Ohio law that bans doctors from providing abortions when they know a woman wants the abortion because of a fetal Down syndrome diagnosis.
Apr 13, 2021 4:45 PM CDT
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