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Last week, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago heard arguments on marriage cases from Indiana and Wisconsin.
Whoever made that secret recording of Republican leaders and candidates sucking up to the Koch brothers at their annual luxury retreat for the 0.01 percenters 162 year-old Mills College in Oakland, CA, the first single-sex institute of higher education to admit transgender students.
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois denied plaintiff's renewed motion to remand, holding that defendants had demonstrated that it was plausible that CAFA's amount in controversy requirement had been exceeded and plaintiff had failed to make an irrevocable commitment to obtain less than $5,000,000 in damages.
On August 20, 2014, the Seventh Circuit struck another blow against relators' and the federal government's increasingly aggressive False Claims Act theories of liability.
Tim Murray, Certified NRA and Illinois State Police Conceal Carry instructor, and co-owner of High Caliber Training Center & Indoor Range in Urbana, stands on the firing line at the indoor range at the facility in Urbana on Tuesday Dec. 31, 2013.
A common concern for business litigants is protecting legitimately confidential matter contained in documents produced during discovery from dissemination to non-parties.
The federal appeals court in Chicago has approved the public release of more documents connected with the John Doe probe into the state's recall elections.
At Tuesday's oral argument before the Seventh Circuit, Judge Richard Posner shredded two states' defenses of their laws excluding gay couples from marriage.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Wednesday he remains hopeful that the Hoosier State's ban on same-sex marriages will remain intact, despite blistering questions by the three-judge panel from the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Conservative targets of a Democrat-launched John Doe investigation have described the secret probe as a witch hunt.
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The Court of Appeals ranks only below the Supreme Court as the highest court in the U.S. judiciary, and Hamilton's suite in the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University is the only federal appeals court office in the country located on a college campus.
Federal appeals judges bristled Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites.
Judges rip Wisconsin same-sex marriage ban Wisconsin, Indiana challenges being heard in Chicago.
During oral arguments Tuesday on the constitutionality of Indiana's and Wisconsin's bans on same-sex marriage, Seventh Circuit Judge Richard Posner demanded that attorneys distinguish their states' laws from a "savage history" of discrimination "based on hate," akin to racial segregation, which hurts children.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 09:59 am
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