Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire

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  1. Walker appoints Daniel Kelly to Wisconsin Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Badger Herald Online

    Gov. Scott Walker appointed Attorney Daniel Kelly to the Wisconsin Supreme Court to fill the vacancy of Justice David Prosser's retirement. Kelly was one of the founding members of the law firm Rogahn Kelly and has defended cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Wisconsin Supreme Court, Walker said at a news conference Friday.

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  2. Weekend Circuit: Damages For Terror Victims, Extortive Porn CartelRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... them. The lawyers appealed that finding, arguing it had been improperly reached. The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals tepidly agreed with the lawyers, finding the lower court had assessed a criminal sanction for a civil violation, and ordered the ...

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  3. A Bad Week For Voter Identification LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... Adelman's ruling said. Should Wisconsin reject Adelman's remedy, it could petition the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals for a rehearing. The state challenged Adelman's initial ruling, which was reversed by a panel of three judges led by Judge Frank ...

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  4. Court rules on mineral rights appealRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Review

    An appeal filed by both parties of a mineral rights dispute was ruled on recently by the Seventh District Court of Appeals. Martin E. Miller and his wife Susan, who purchased property listed as "surface only" on the title but later had the title reformed, was granted the royalties from a gas and oil lease with Chesapeake.

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  5. Drug AbuseRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... inflicted "bodily injury" on thousands of Mountain State residents. That was all the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, in Chicago, needed to hear, to determine it would not be H.D. Smith paying for its actions, but the company's insurer, ...

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  6. Wisconsin AG Appeals Voter ID DecisionRead the original story

    Saturday | Courthouse News Service

    Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel late Friday asked a federal judge to stay a ruling allowing people to vote without photo identification pending an appeal. U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman in Milwaukee issued a preliminary injunction on Wednesday allowing people who haven't been able to obtain voter IDs to vote in the Nov. 8 election if they sign an affidavit explain why they couldn't get the identification.

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  7. News in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NWAonline

    Kirk Thompson, the chairman of J.B. Hunt's board of directors, sold $1.6 million worth of common stock on Wednesday, according to a Friday filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Thompson has been with the Lowell-based company for over 40 years.

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  8. Former coroner investigator's OT suit to continueRead the original story

    Friday | Salem News

    The overtime compensation lawsuit brought by a former coroner's investigator will be allowed to continue after the judge allowed two of the five claims to go forward. The ruling was issued this month by visiting Judge Richard Reinbold in the lawsuit filed by Brian Fullum against his former boss, county coroner Dr. William Graham Jr. and county commissioners.

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  9. WI attorney general appeals Voter ID decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WKOW-TV

    Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has asked a federal judge to stay a ruling allowing people to vote without photo identification pending an appeal. U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman in Milwaukee issued a preliminary injunction this week allowing people who haven't been able to obtain voter IDs to vote in the Nov. 8 election if they sign an affidavit explain why they couldn't get the identification.

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  10. State attorneys ask for stay in voter ID caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WAOW

    State attorneys have asked a federal judge to stay a ruling allowing people to vote without photo identification pending an appeal. U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman in Milwaukee issued a preliminary injunction this week allowing people who haven't been able to obtain IDs to vote in the Nov. 8 election if they sign an affidavit explain why they couldn't get the identification.

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  11. Prenda's 'porno-trolling' bullying lawyers get slapped down in court - againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Los Angeles Times

    Of all the dishonest, dissembling lawyers at large in our country, one must tip one's hat to the "porno-trolling" bullies who once operated as Prenda Law. Remember Prenda? Its scheme was to collect Internet addresses of computers that might have been used to download pornographic movies for free.

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  12. Lawsuit against county coroner will continueRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Review

    The overtime compensation lawsuit brought by a former coroner's investigator will be allowed to continue after the judge allowed two of the five claims to go forward. The ruling was issued this month by visiting Judge Richard Reinbold in the lawsuit filed by Brian Fullum against his former boss, county coroner Dr. William Graham Jr. and county commissioners.

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  13. Ruling made in mineral rights disputeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Salem News

    An appeal filed by both parties of a mineral rights dispute was ruled on recently by the Seventh District Court of Appeals. Martin E. Miller and his wife Susan, who purchased property listed as "surface only" on the title but later had the title reformed, was granted the royalties from a gas and oil lease with Chesapeake.

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  14. Convicted Indianapolis Businessman Tim Durham DisbarredRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    The Indiana Supreme Court has disbarred a former Indianapolis businessman sentenced to 50 years in prison for defrauding thousands of investors of $200 million to finance a lavish lifestyle. The court released an order Wednesday concluding Tim Durham violated the rules of professional conduct because of the fraud.

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  15. Divided federal appeals court says Texas ID law is discriminatory and violates Voting Rights ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daily Kos

    Donald Trump is the Republican nominee, which is frightening.We must make sure his hateful rhetoric does not even come close... Sign if you agree: Presidents do not stop working in the final year of their term. Neither should the Senate.

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  16. Insurer Must Defend W.Va. Pill-Mill LawsuitRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Courthouse News Service

    An insurance company must defend a pharmaceutical distributor accused of contributing to prescription drug abuse in West Virginia, the Seventh Circuit ruled. The Cincinnati Insurance Company asked the Chicago-based appeals court to uphold a lower court's ruling that its insurance policy with Illinois based company H.D. Smith did not extend to a lawsuit brought by the state of West Virginia.

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  17. Is There Coverage for The Pill Mill Lawsuits?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | JD Supra

    In an effort to deal with the terrible epidemic of drug abuse and the human and economic costs of this dilemma, the state of West Virginia has brought lawsuits in several jurisdictions against pharmaceutical companies and distributors of "controlled" drugs which West Virginia alleges were sold by "pill mills" to people for no reasonable or legitimate purpose. The sale of those controlled drugs, the state alleges, led to terrible addiction and related bodily injury to its citizens, which in turn caused enormous financial losses to the state in the form of medical care spent on its its injured citizens.

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  18. When is Aberrant Workplace Behavior Sufficient to Justify Termination?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | JD Supra

    Aberrant workplace behavior caused by stress or a psychological condition is not uncommon. However, such behavior can also cause employers to become anxious regarding how to lawfully deal with the disruption and its effect on co-workers.

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  19. Alschuler's pointed criticism of Judge Easterbrook's role in Gov. Ryan's appealsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | CrimProf Blog

    ... The article describes how, after each of the two arguments Alschuler made before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Ryan, Easterbrook wrote an opinion ruling against Ryan. Alschuler says that the court gave Ryan no opportunity to ...

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  20. Ind. Decisions - 7th Circuit decided one Indiana case yesterday,...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Indiana Law Blog

    In Robertson Fowler, III v. Keith Butts , a 12-page opinion, Judge Easterbrook writes [ ILB emphasis] : Robertson Fowler pleaded guilty in Indiana to unlawful possession of a firearm by a "serious violent felon" who was also a habitual offender.

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