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  1. Legal Academics Weigh in on Ted Cruz's Presidential EligibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | FindLaw

    U.S. Senator from Texas and current presidential hopeful, Ted Cruz, was born in Canada. Normally, that wouldn't matter much.

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  2. Ind. Decisions - 7th Circuit decided one Indiana case on Feb. 5Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Indiana Law Blog

    In Erik Solano v. USA , an 8-page opinion, District Judge Pallmeyer writes: Erik Solano appeals from an order of the district judge dismissing his 28 U.S.C. A 2255 motion to vacate his sentence.

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  3. I SwearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Daily Record

    "Dictionaries are mazes in which judges are soon lost." Thus said Judge Richard Posner in a review of "Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts" by Justice Antonin Scalia and legal lexicographer Bryan Garner.

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  4. Supreme Court likely to hear new "assault weapons" ban caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Hot Air

    While it's not a done deal yet, there's a good chance that we may finally be receiving a final decision from the Supreme Court on the question of so called "assault weapons" bans. Back in December, gun rights activists were largely disappointed when SCOTUS decided they would not hear an appeal to Illinois' assault weapons ban, allowing a lower court ruling in favor of the law to stand.

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  5. Court Upholds TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeaua s 10-Year SentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    An appeals court in Chicago has upheld a 10-year prison term for a best-selling author whose name is synonymous with late-night TV pitches. Its Friday opinion says Kevin Trudeau "spent his career hawking miracle curesof dubious efficacy" and that his "bag of tricks contains something to relieve almost any ailment."

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  6. Seventh Circuit Allows Reverse Racism Claims To Proceed Against ContractorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | jdsupra.com

    Earlier this week, the Seventh Circuit allowed a Caucasian construction worker to take his reverse racism claims to trial because there were factual disputes about the reason for his termination. The plaintiff, Terry Deets, alleges that the defendant contractor laid him off because it was not meeting its federally mandated minority-hiring goals.

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  7. Court upholds TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau's 10-year sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Chicago Tribune

    An appeals court in Chicago has upheld a 10-year prison term for a best-selling author whose name is synonymous with late-night TV pitches. Its Friday opinion says Kevin Trudeau "spent his career hawking miracle cures...of dubious efficacy" and that his "bag of tricks contains something to relieve almost any ailment."

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  8. Illinois woman gets to keep rare first-edition Book of MormonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Salt Lake Tribune

    An Illinois woman who filed for bankrupcty will get to keep her first edition of the Book of Mormon, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decided Thursday. Anna F. Robinson filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy , seeking to discharge about $23,000 in unsecured debts.

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  9. U.S. TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau loses appeal of conviction, sentence Friday, February 5Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | WJXA-FM Nashville

    A federal appeals court on Friday rejected former TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau's bid to overturn his conviction and 10-year prison sentence for having exaggerated the content of a weight-loss book he marketed through infomercials. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago found no basis to accept Trudeau's claims that the government lacked enough evidence to convict him, his sentence was too long, and jurors were instructed improperly.

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  10. Us TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau loses appeal of conviction, sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Channelnewsasia.com

    REUTERS: A federal appeals court on Friday rejected former TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau's bid to overturn his conviction and 10-year prison sentence for having exaggerated the content of a weight-loss book he marketed through infomercials.

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  11. When Will We Know If Title VII Applies To Cases of Sexual Orientation Discrimination?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | JD Supra

    A Judge in the Northern District of Illinois has found that the protections of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 do not extend to cases of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. This ruling is in line with longstanding judicial reluctance to expand the scope of Title VII to encompass claims of sexual orientation discrimination.

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  12. Friendly Reminder: Reverse Discrimination Is Against The Law, TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | JD Supra

    Pretty obvious, but a decision issued this week serves as a good reminder to employers that all race discrimination is illegal, whether it's against members of minority groups or whether it's against Caucasians. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reversed summary judgment for a company that allegedly told a white worker that he was being terminated from a Mississippi River bridge construction project and not rehired because the company wasn't meeting its minority targets for the project.

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  13. in Re: Disciplinary Proceedings Against Walter W. SternRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | FindLaw

    IN RE: Disciplinary Proceedings Against Walter W. STERN, III, Attorney at Law: Office of Lawyer Regulation, Complainant, v. Walter W. Stern, III, Respondent.

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  14. Abortion-rights foes appeal rejection of bus adRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Journal Gazette

    A month after losing their case in federal court in Fort Wayne, a local women's health organization is taking its case to the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago.

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  15. Federal court rejects Durham's sentence appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Tribune

    A federal appeals court has rejected a former Indianapolis businessman's bid to shorten his 50-year sentence for defrauding investors of more than $200 million. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed Tim Durham's sentence Wednesday.

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  16. Backpage.com v. Dart, 7th Circuit Court of AppealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Reason Foundation

    Constitutional governance in law enforcement, protected by the courts is an essential part of ensuring that what businesses operate in this country are the result of a free market, not the preferences of government officials who happen to occupy an office at some point in time. It also contributes to effective and efficient law enforcement.

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  17. Federal court rejects convicted financier's sentence appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Daily Journal

    A federal appeals court has rejected a former Indianapolis businessman's bid to shorten his 50-year sentence for defrauding investors of $200 million. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed Tim Durham's sentence Wednesday.

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  18. Federal court rejects convicted Durham's sentence appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Indianapolis Business News

    A federal appeals court has rejected a former Indianapolis businessman's bid to shorten his 50-year sentence for defrauding investors of more than $200 million.

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  19. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to visit campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Daily Illini

    The College of Law will hold "A Conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor," on March 7, according to the school's website. At the event, Sotomayor will "discuss a wide range of topics" with Robin Kar, University Law professor.

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  20. February Antitrust BulletinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | JD Supra

    On November 2, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio entered judgment against Kayaba Industry Co., Ltd. d/b/a KYB Corporation , a Japanese manufacturer of shock absorbers, in connection with the company's plea of guilty to a long-running antitrust conspiracy involving price-fixing, bid-rigging, and market allocation. Although the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines' formula for calculating Kayaba's criminal fine yielded a recommended range of $103 million to $207 million, the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division and Kayaba jointly recommended a substantially lower fine of $62 million, with no restitution or term of probation.

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