7th Circuit Court
605 ABA Journal 7th Circuit Court articles.
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
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
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
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
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
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
President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that he is nominating U.S. Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the vacancy created by the Sept. 18 death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Sep 26, 2020 4:10 PM CDT
Considered one of the top contenders for a U.S. Supreme Court nomination, U.S. Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett is known as a conservative who shows a strong deference to religious values.
Sep 21, 2020 2:04 PM CDT
President Donald Trump told Fox & Friends
on Monday that he hopes to name a successor to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg this upcoming Friday or Saturday. Ginsburg died this past Friday
at age 87 from complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas.
Sep 21, 2020 10:46 AM CDT
Three Republican senators are among 20 lawyers added to President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court short list, which was released Wednesday.
Sep 10, 2020 10:58 AM CDT
7th Circuit weighs in on federal judge’s order to curb COVID-19 at Cook County Jail
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago affirmed Tuesday most of a federal…
Sep 9, 2020 3:50 PM CDT
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
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