7th Circuit Court
545 ABA Journal 7th Circuit Court articles.
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago has narrowed a nationwide injunction against the Trump administration’s policy withholding grants from alleged “sanctuary cities.”
Jun 28, 2018 4:45 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has upheld a permanent injunction blocking an Indiana law that banned abortions based on race, sex, ancestry, Down syndrome or other genetic disorders.
The Chicago-based 7th…
Apr 20, 2018 3:34 PM CDT
A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a nationwide injunction that barred the U.S. Justice Department from withholding public safety grants from sanctuary cities that don’t cooperate in immigration enforcement.
Apr 19, 2018 3:16 PM CDT
An en banc federal appeals court has ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects workers from discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Feb 26, 2018 10:56 AM CST
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
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