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  1. Seventh Circuit Limits Construction Lender's Use of Title...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    In a recent decision written by Judge Sykes, affirming a decision from the Western District of Wisconsin, in an issue governed by Wisconsin law, the Seventh Circuit ruled that a title insurer has no duty to indemnify a construction lender for mechanics' liens arising from the lender's decision to halt its funding. The court held in BB Syndication Services, Inc. v.

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  2. Ind. Decisions - 7th Circuit decided one Indiana case July 2ndRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Indiana Law Blog

    Plaintiffs, who own preferred stock in Emmis Communications Corp., contend that Emmis violated Indiana law by voting some shares. The suit is in federal court because, at its outset, it included a non-frivolous claim under federal securities law.

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  3. July Antitrust BulletinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | JD Supra

    On June 29, 2015, Sysco Corp. announced that it was pulling the plug on its $3.5 billion proposed merger with US Foods Inc. The news comes less than a week after a Washington, D.C., federal judge concluded that the Federal Trade Commission likely could prove that the merger would thwart competition. In February, the FTC sued to block the transaction, citing as the key issue the fact that the two companies were the top broadline food distributors in the country and the only two players capable of servicing customers that operate nationwide.

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  4. First Amendment challenge to search-warrant gag orderRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | The Washington Post

    From Wiesmueller v. Nettesheim , an interesting opinion handed down last week by a federal district judge in Wisconsin : The pro se plaintiff, Christopher L. Wiesmueller, is a lawyer.

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  5. Religious nonprofits not losing faith after latest failed Obamacare birth control mandate appealRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Washington Times

    Religious nonprofits hoping to force yet another Obamacare showdown before the Supreme Court haven't chalked up the appellate win they need to put the issue on a glide path to the justices, but they aren't losing faith, saying it's only a matter of time before their legal campaign pays off. For a second time, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit this week spurned a faith-based college's attempt to duck the mandate requiring employers to insure 20 types of birth control as part of their company plans, saying religious nonprofits need only to notify an insurer or third-party administrator - or the government itself - that it doesn't want any part in the coverage.

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  6. Emmis wins appeals court ruling in - zombie shares' disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Indianapolis Star

    Emmis wins appeals court ruling in 'zombie shares' dispute Disgruntled shareholders were trying to collect more than $10 million in unpaid dividends. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1LXP8ZW Emmis Communications won an appeals court decision in a dispute with some of its preferred shareholders over "zombie shares" and more than $10 million in unpaid dividends.

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  7. Emmis Wins Preferred Shareholders AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Radio Ink

    It was a 3-0 decision, handed down today by the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, which just affirmed the U.S. District Court's decision in Emmis' favor in a lawsuit filed by preferred shareholders. This case has been going on for years .

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  8. Federal Appeals Court Upholds Emmis' Victory In Shareholder SuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | AllAccess.com

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has affirmed a District Court decision in favor of EMMIS COMMUNICATIONS in a suit brought by dissident shareholders including CORRE OPPORTUNITIES FUND, LP. The shareholders objected to a move made by EMMIS that ended up with the company, holding 2/3 of its own Preferred Shares, voting to convert those shares to common stock, which allowed the company to avoid having to pay $26.7 million in accrued and unpaid dividends that had been suspended from 2008 through 2012.

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  9. Birth Control Scores Important Symbolic Win In Federal Appeals CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | ThinkProgress

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit's decision in Wheaton College v. Burwell , which was handed down on Wednesday, joins the pantheon of court of appeals decisions upholding the Obama administration's current birth control policies.

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  10. Ind. Decisions - 7th Circuit decides one Indiana case today, singling out attorney ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Indiana Law Blog

    Federal law requires em ployers to offer laid off or discharged workers an opportuni ty to continue health insurance at their own expense. This is called COBRA cover age, after the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985.

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  11. Ind. Decisions - 7th Circuit decides one Indiana case todayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Indiana Law Blog

    On May 10, 2013, defendant-appellant, Willie J. Harris, was convicted of two counts of fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit fraud with identification documents in violation of 18 U.S.C. A A 1028 , 1028 , 1029 , and 1349, three counts of production and trafficking in counterfeit devices in violation of 18 U.S.C. A 1029 , and one count of aggravated identity theft in violation of 18 U.S.C. A 1028A. The district court sentenced Harris to 156 months' imprisonment and ordered him to pay $299,298.67 in restitution.

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  12. Another Wisconsin Conservative Brings Retaliation Lawsuit: This time...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Instapundit.com

    ... and the Wisconsin Club for Growth had early success in a federal trial court , but the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the lawsuit dismissed due to its belief that the federal civil rights claims should be resolved by the Wisconsin state ...

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  13. Two East Liverpool City Council candidates disqualifiedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Review

    Two people running for East Liverpool City Council as independent candidates were disqualified from appearing on the November ballot after voting as Democrats in the May 5 primary election. The Columbiana County elections board agreed Tuesday to reject the independent candidacy petitions of Scott Barrett and Kathryn Hyatt Smith because of a policy that prohibits a candidate from running as an independent if they voted in the primary election of the same year as a Democrat, Republican or member of another political.

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  14. Ind. Decisions - 7th Circuit decides one Indiana case today, a reversalRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Indiana Law Blog

    David Lawson sold computer maintenance and support services for StorageTek, Inc., mostly to large corporations. He was paid a base salary and commissions on his sales under an annual incentive plan promulgated by the company.

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  15. Misguided Bank Lawsuits Deepen Remittance CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | American Banker

    ... not and should not apply to banking services. However, due to the judicial overreach of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in the Boim v. Holy Land Foundation case, decided in 2008, banks are now "on the hook" if they participate, knowingly or ...

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  16. Posner: Chief justice's gay-marriage dissent is 'heartless'Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | ABA Journal

    Federal appeals judge Richard Posner is using an op-ed to criticize Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. for a "heartless" dissent in the gay-marriage case on Friday. Posner says all four dissents in Obergefell v.

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  17. Posner dissent criticizes penalties for 'harmless procedural bobbles' by lawyersRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | ABA Journal

    A dissent by Judge Richard Posner is questioning whether it does any good to punish litigants for "harmless procedural bobbles" by their lawyers. Posner dissented in a decision last week by the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which tossed a suit seeking enforcement of a settlement agreement.

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  18. When a Judge criticizes a Justice, ita s best if the judge doesna t make mistakes of his ownRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Washington Post

    Judge Richard Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has penned a sharp critique of the dissenting opinions of Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito in Obergefell v. Hodges for Slate .

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  19. Locals applaud marriage rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Daily Reporter

    Local same-sex marriage proponents rejoiced Friday after the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry anywhere in the United States.

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  20. Tim Durham sentenced to 50 years, againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Indianapolis Star

    Infamous swindler Tim Durham has once again been sentenced to 50 years in federal prison after losing an appeal of his 2012 conviction. Tim Durham sentenced to 50 years, again Infamous swindler Tim Durham has once again been sentenced to 50 years in federal prison after losing an appeal of his 2012 conviction.

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