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1 hr ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Garth Brooks Tickets for Rosemont: Ticketability.com Delights Fans...

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

JD Supra

Employment Law - July 2014 #2

Why it matters: While the 2013-2014 U.S. Supreme Court term may be over, the justices have granted certiorari in two major employment cases slated for the fall.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Wisconsin Gazette

Chicago bound: 7th Circuit sets arguments in marriage cases

All aboard the Hiawatha. That's the Amtrak line that can swiftly get marriage equality advocates from Milwaukee to Chicago on Aug. 13 for the oral arguments in Wisconsin's marriage equality case.

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Related Topix: US News, Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, ACLU, US Supreme Court, Scott Walker, US Governors

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Appeals court reinstates Wisconsin lead paint suit

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Courthouse News Service

ABA Retirement Plan Provider Not Tax Exempt

A provider of retirement plans for members of the American Bar Association does not qualify for tax-exempt status, the 7th Circuit ruled.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, US News

Courthouse News Service

So Many Judges, So Many Opinions

After an en banc hearing, a splintered 7th Circuit was unable to reach a majority opinion on the constitutionality of an ordinance that imposed a $30 fee on everyone arrested in a Chicago suburb.

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JD Supra

Hoosier Daddy? Rampant Sexual Misconduct in Indiana Prison Shows Pitfalls for Employers

"Connie J. Orton-Bell was employed as a substance abuse counselor at a maximum security prison in Indiana.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Woman Can't Prove Firm Stole 'Pet-Friendly' Idea

An Illinois woman failed to prove that a plant company stole her idea for "pet-friendly" plants, the 7th Circuit ruled.

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The Star Press

10 states join Ind.'s appeal of gay marriage ruling

The attorneys general of 10 states have joined in Indiana's appeal of a federal judge's ruling that found the state law banning same-sex marriage unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, South Carolina, US Supreme Court, US News

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Ex-Pendleton employee says prison workers had sex on desk

Indiana's prison agency mistreated a female employee when it shrugged off her complaints about workers having sex on her desk and when it later fired her for having an affair with an official, a federal appeals court has ruled.

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TwinCities

Gay marriage isn't a fundamental right, Wisconsin attorney general says

Wisconsin's attorney general compared gay marriage to abortion on Wednesday in arguing that there was no fundamental right to it and state laws defining marriage as between one man and one woman were reasonable.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Appeals court to hear targets' anonymity arguments in Doe

A federal appeals court will hear from two unnamed individuals in litigation over a halted investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's allies, but is requiring that they present arguments about why they should remain anonymous.

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Wash Park Prophet

Manifest Misconduct and Mismanagement

It isn't uncommon for a court case to reveal serious misconduct or mismanagement that is beyond the scope of the current litigation and therefore doesn't give the party suing a right to relief.

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Related Topix: Sex Scandal, US News, State Prisons, Prison

Indiana Law Blog

Ind. Decisions - 7th Circuit decides one Indiana case today, a reversal

In U.S. v. Haitham Mohamed , a 25-page opinion, Judge St. Eve writes: On March 26, 2013, a jury convict-ed Haitham Mohamed of one count of knowingly transport-ing and possessing contraband cigarettes in violation of 18 U.S.C. A 2342 .

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Clarence Page: Vote fraud myths meet voting rights reality

Before she was allowed to register and vote for the first time in Franklin County, N.C., Rosanell Eaton had to read the entire preamble to the U.S. Constitution out loud in front of three men in the county courthouse.

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Related Topix: US News, Pat McCrory, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama

jdsupra.com

Seventh Circuit Says One Use of "N-Word" Does Not Create Hostile Work Environment

Under Title VII, single acts of verbal abuse typically do not rise to the level of legally actionable harassment.

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WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Gay couplesa lawyers object to full-court hearing

Attorneys on either side of a lawsuit over Indiana's overthrown gay marriage ban are wrangling over how many federal judges should hear the state's appeal, a technical issue that could make a big difference.

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Journal and Courier

Gay couples' lawyers object to full-court hearing

Attorneys for same-sex couples challenging Indiana's gay marriage ban are objecting to the state's request that all 10 members of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hear the case.

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JD Supra

Can Watching Grandchildren Entitle Employee To FMLA Leave?

As all employers covered by the federal Family and Medical Leave Act are well aware, that Act requires them to provide up to 12 weeks of leave to employees providing care to covered family members with a serious health condition.

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WTCA-AM Plymouth

Officer DeLee Appeals Case to 7th Circuit Court

It's been a little over two years since Plymouth policeman Robert DeLee filed a lawsuit against the City of Plymouth claiming that the City had failed to pay all of his longevity pay after he returned from an eight-month tour in Afghanistan as a U.S. Air Force Reservist.

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Related Topix: Plymouth, IN, US News, US Military, US Air Force

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