7th Circuit Court
611 ABA Journal 7th Circuit Court articles.
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
Full 6th Circuit upholds ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ law punishing docs who perform Down syndrome abortions
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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Lawyers charged in Molotov cocktail attack mull plea offers
Two lawyers charged in a Molotov cocktail attack on an unoccupied police car are reviewing plea offers, according to a…
Feb 24, 2021 3:26 PM CST
BigLaw firm partners with Legal Innovators in pipeline program
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe is partnering on a pipeline program with Legal Innovators, a startup alternative legal services provider that…
Feb 16, 2021 4:50 PM CST
Defendant gets new trial without having to prove bribe-taking judge was biased, 7th Circuit rules
A defendant tried with a co-defendant who paid $10,000 for an acquittal does not have to prove actual bias by the judge to obtain a new trial, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago has ruled.
Feb 10, 2021 3:23 PM CST
DOJ drops suit accusing Yale of bias against Asian, white applicants
The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday dropped a lawsuit accusing Yale University of racially discriminating against many Asian…
Feb 3, 2021 4:38 PM CST
Judge orders postal sweep for undelivered ballots
U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan of Washington, D.C., has ordered the U.S. Postal Service to sweep 12 key postal districts for undelivered ballots…
Nov 3, 2020 3:45 PM CST
In written answers, Barrett notes ‘3 hurdles’ to overturning Affordable Care Act but avoids specifics
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett mentioned “three hurdles” to overturning the Affordable Care Act when she provided written answers Tuesday to follow-up questions from Senate Judiciary Committee members.
Oct 22, 2020 2:47 PM CDT
As SCOTUS confirmation hearing ends, a ‘well qualified’ Barrett avoids controversy and opinions
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett remained unflappable during her confirmation hearing this week, as she politely deflected questions about her views on cases establishing rights to abortion and same-sex marriage.
Oct 15, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
Amy Coney Barrett signed 2006 ad calling for end to ‘barbaric legacy of Roe v. Wade’
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett is under fire after disclosure of a 2006 ad she signed opposing “abortion on demand” and calling for an end to “the barbaric legacy of Roe v. Wade.”
Oct 2, 2020 12:40 PM CDT
Barrett spoke at program to inspire Christian worldview in law; critics fear influence of ‘dogma’
Critics suggest that U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s religious views will influence her opinions on abortion and LGBTQ rights. They point to her frequent participation in an event for law students and in a charismatic Christian group called People of Praise as evidence.
Sep 28, 2020 12:38 PM CDT
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