7th Circuit Court
541 ABA Journal articles on 7th Circuit Court.
Updated: Nine more nominees for federal judgeships were announced Tuesday by the White House.
The newest wave of nominees are:
• Mark Bennett, former attorney general of Hawaii, to…
Feb 13, 2018 4:00 PM CST
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Wednesday about whether to deport an Army veteran convicted of a drug crime, the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times…
Jan 5, 2018 3:55 PM CST
A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal by an Illinois lawyer who was ordered to pay up to $4.2 million for sending junk-fax newsletters without an opt-out provision.
Nov 16, 2017 3:19 PM CST
A protester whose breasts were covered only by body paint was unable to persuade a federal appeals court that her First Amendment and equal-protection rights were likely violated when she was fined for violating Chicago’s public nudity law.
Nov 13, 2017 7:00 AM CST
A full federal appeals court has upheld a conviction based on a gun discovered when police shined their lights into a car parked too close to the crosswalk.
Oct 31, 2017 2:57 PM CDT
A criminal defendant accused of receiving $600,000 in fraudulent tax refunds is entitled to a new trial because of statements by Judge Richard Posner when he was acting as the trial judge, a federal appeals court has ruled in a decision that cites a 1996 Posner decision.
Oct 26, 2017 7:00 AM CDT
Former Judge Richard Posner is continuing his quest to help pro se litigants by forming a nationwide pro bono law group made up of lawyers and consultants.
Oct 24, 2017 9:33 AM CDT
Retired Judge Richard Posner isn’t giving up on his crusade to help pro se litigants, even as he defends his book on the subject amid criticism for its use of internal memoranda from his former court, the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Sep 26, 2017 8:00 AM CDT
Retired Judge Richard Posner of the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals apparently ruffled colleagues’ feathers and raised ethics questions when he released internal materials in a new book on the treatment of pro se litigators.
Sep 21, 2017 11:48 AM CDT
Chief Judge Diane Wood of the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is voicing her disagreement with newly retired Judge Richard Posner.
Sep 15, 2017 4:53 PM CDT
Judge Richard Posner cites boredom with judging as well as rebuffed efforts to aid pro se litigants in a new interview explaining his decision to suddenly retire from the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Sep 11, 2017 11:57 AM CDT
Judge Richard Posner had intended to stay on the federal appellate bench until he reached 80, an age he believed to be the upper limit
for federal judges.
Sep 7, 2017 9:04 AM CDT
Judge Richard Posner of the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is retiring effective Saturday, the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
and Chicago Sun-Times
reported late Friday.
Sep 1, 2017 5:22 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has tossed an injunctive settlement in nine consolidated lawsuits that contended
some Subway sandwiches fell short of the touted foot-long length.
Aug 30, 2017 8:00 AM CDT
Judge Richard Posner of the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has made clear his disdain for legal jargon and pattern jury instructions that are “largely unintelligible to…
Aug 28, 2017 7:00 AM CDT
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