7th Circuit Court
591 ABA Journal 7th Circuit Court articles.
The U.S. Supreme Court granted Facebook Inc.’s request Thursday to review a proposed class action that accuses the social media company of sending unwanted text messages.
Jul 10, 2020 9:49 AM CDT
Prosecutor resigns over shared Facebook post
A Texas prosecutor resigned Monday after she shared a Facebook post that appeared to compare protesters with Nazis. Assistant District Attorney Kaylynn Williford of…
Jul 1, 2020 4:40 PM CDT
A federal judge has been publicly admonished after he wrote a law review article calling Senate testimony by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. “a masterpiece of disingenuousness.”
Jun 30, 2020 4:37 PM CDT
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago refused Tuesday to block a 10-person cap on religious congregants in a free exercise lawsuit filed by two Illinois churches.
Jun 17, 2020 10:45 AM CDT
Judge admonishes Tennessee attorney general’s office for ignoring absentee voting order
Davidson County Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle chastised attorneys from the Tennessee attorney general’s office Thursday for not following the…
Jun 12, 2020 4:14 PM CDT
Texas Supreme Court justice tests positive for COVID-19
Texas Supreme Court Justice Debra Lehrmann said Thursday she and her husband, Greg, have tested positive for COVID-19. The couple got tested…
May 21, 2020 4:51 PM CDT
The Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Saturday denied an emergency request by two churches to block Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s executive order on in-person church services.
May 18, 2020 1:26 PM CDT
Few glitches and 1 surprise in SCOTUS teleconference arguments
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas asked questions during the high court’s first teleconference arguments Monday, something he rarely does.…
May 4, 2020 3:39 PM CDT
Boies Schiller fires associates and staff in LA
Boies Schiller Flexner has fired several associates and staff members in Los Angeles who were left behind after 13 partners they worked…
May 1, 2020 4:15 PM CDT
Televangelist told to stop peddling COVID-19 elixir
Two state attorneys general and two federal agencies are trying to stop televangelist Jim Bakker from peddling a supplement called Silver Solution as…
Mar 10, 2020 4:35 PM CDT
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago didn’t mince words in a Jan. 23 opinion chastising the Board of Immigration Appeals for defying its remand order and concluding the appeals court had ruled incorrectly in the case.
Jan 27, 2020 6:30 AM CST
An Indiana lawyer who used Walmart’s own photos to support his client’s slip-and-fall case against the retailer has been sanctioned $1,000 because he maintained the photos were taken on the date of the fall without a sufficient factual basis.
Jan 8, 2020 10:57 AM CST
A federal appeals court has ordered an Aurora, Illinois, solo practitioner to pay attorney fees and double costs to his opponent for allowing his client to write and submit an “incoherent” appellate brief using his electronic signature.
Dec 18, 2019 2:22 PM CST
A federal appeals court has threatened to sanction an Indiana lawyer after his office left a date stamp off a photo in an appeal of his client’s slip-and-fall case against Walmart.
Dec 2, 2019 11:54 AM CST
A federal judge who sentenced a drug defendant to more than 17 years in prison should have recused himself because his email communications with the U.S. attorney’s office “invited doubt about his impartiality,” a federal appeals court has ruled.
Oct 31, 2019 2:54 PM CDT
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