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  1. Supreme Court rules on collective bargaining agreementsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Jurist

    Tackett [docket] on collective bargaining agreements for retirement healthcare benefits. The case was brought by retired employees of an M&G Polymers-owned plant, who sued the company when it was announced that retirees would be expected to contribute financially to their medical benefits.

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  2. Typo Disastrous for LenderRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently issued a harsh opinion for lenders in In re: David L. Duckworth . The case provides a startling example of the drastic consequences of failing to carefully proofread loan documents.

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  3. Posner ruling tosses Social Security judges' grievance claim,...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABA Journal

    The Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that administrative law judges for the Social Security Administration can't pursue a grievance against their agency. As the National Law Journal reported, Judge Richard Posner compared the ALJs to workers on "a poultry processing assembly line" in rejecting their claim that high caseloads interfere with their decisional independence.

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  4. US appeals court upholds dismissal of Holocaust suitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of Israel

    Holocaust survivors and heirs of victims can't sue Hungary's national bank and railway in the US for the theft of cash, art and other assets from Hungarian Jews until they first exhaust their legal options in Hungary, a US appeals court ruled Friday. The unanimous decision by a three-judge panel of the 7th US Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago upholds a lower court's dismissal of the lawsuits filed in the Northern District of Illinois in 2010.

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  5. Ind. Decisions - 7th Circuit decides one Indiana case today, re duty to indemnify and defendRead the original story

    Friday | Indiana Law Blog

    Visteon, a large manufacturer of automotive parts, with manufacturing facilities scattered around the world but its headquarters in Michigan, brought this diversity suit for breach of contract against the National Union insurance company. Visteon had bought a liability insurance policy from National Union providing worldwide liability coverage between 2000 and 2002.

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  6. ALJs Lose Challenge to Quota in 7th CircuitRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Courthouse News Service

    Administrative law judges will have to "work harder" to meet efficiency quotas set by the Social Security Administration after the 7th Circuit dismissed a lawsuit challenging those demands on Friday. The Association of Administrative Law Judges argued in federal court that some of its 1,200 member ALJs face an illegal quota that infringes on their right to decisional independence under the Administrative Procedures Act.

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  7. American Greed' profiles Indy fraudster Tim DurhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Indianapolis Star

    'American Greed' profiles Indy fraudster Tim Durham "The Playboy of Indiana" is how a national cable television show Thursday night labeled Tim Durham. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1JtxCtV CNBC's "American Greed" featured Tim Durham, the former Indianapolis attorney and businessman convicted in 2012 for swindling investors out of more than $200 million.

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  8. Across the Region Jan. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Minnesota Lawyer

    A conservative group and its director asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to end an investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's 2012 recall campaign and more than two dozen supportive organizations, arguing that the probe was an unconstitutional infringement of their free speech rights. Wisconsin Club for Growth and Eric O'Keefe want the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a September decision by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  9. 7th to Weigh in on Local Assault Weapon BanRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Courthouse News Service

    The 7th Circuit appeared skeptical of both sides Thursday as it heard arguments over an affluent Chicago suburb's ban on assault weapons, with one judge bemoaning the Supreme Court's failure to provide guidance on how to legally distinguish bazookas from pistols. In June 2013, the city of Highland Park passed a complex ordinance prohibiting the possession, sale, or manufacture of certain types of weapons and large capacity magazines.

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  10. 10-K Conundrum: 7th Circuit Holds Corporate Filings Can Lead To Employment ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | jdsupra.com

    A recent Seventh Circuit decision provides a cautionary tale for employers deciding what level of detail about litigated matters to include in publicly disclosed Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The court held a former employee could assert retaliation against her former employer when the company listed her by name and described her discrimination claim as "meritless" in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K filing with the SEC.

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  11. Quirky Question #251, Naming Names in SEC Filings?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | JD Supra

    Our publicly traded company must file a disclosure with the SEC, and we're trying to determine what information to include regarding recent charges of discrimination that former employees have filed with the EEOC. Should we include their names and details of their claims? provides a cautionary tale for employers deciding what level of detail about litigated matters to include in publicly disclosed Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

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  12. Conservative group asks U.S. Supreme Court to end John Doe probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | TwinCities

    A conservative group and its director asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to end an investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's 2012 recall campaign and more than two dozen supportive organizations, arguing that the probe was an unconstitutional infringement of their free speech rights. Wisconsin Club for Growth and Eric O'Keefe want the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a September decision by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  13. Issue on appeal: Did health-care reform rules hurt senator?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this July 7, 2014 file photo, Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson speaks on the steps of Wisconsin Eastern District Federal Courthouse in Green Bay, Wis. Lawyers for Johnson on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 sought to revive his challenge to the federal health care overhaul, arguing before an appellate panel in Chicago that he was indeed harmed by executive rules associated with the legislation.

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  14. Club For Growth asks U.S. Supreme Court to take John Doe challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WKOW-TV

    A conservative political group and its director have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take its case challenging an investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's 2012 recall campaign and more than two dozen groups. Wisconsin Club for Growth and director Eric O'Keefe on Wednesday filed the request, asking the nation's high court to overturn a September decision by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  15. Senator's Obamacare Case Goes Before the 7thRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Courthouse News Service

    A challenge to Obamacare's implementation that went before the 7th Circuit today hinges on whether the duty to enforce a law gives legislators standing to sue over it. The complaint by Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and his legislative aide, Brooke Ericson, takes aim at an Office of Personnel Management requirement for lawmakers and their staffs to obtain health insurance through the Affordable Care Act exchange.

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  16. Ron Johnson back in court to challenge Obamacare provisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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  17. Pretrial detainee shocked with stun gun gets SCOTUS hearing on excessive-force proofRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | ABA Journal

    The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a pretrial detainee who claims jail officers used excessive force when subduing him with a stun gun must prove his jailers had a subjective intent to cause harm. The court agreed to consider the case of Michael Kingsley on Friday.

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  18. Pre-Trial Detention Force Case Brought to D.C.Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Courthouse News Service

    The Supreme Court has agreed to look at a case where a jury sided with the jail officers whom a Wisconsin man accused of excessive force. Michael Kingsley brought the pro se lawsuit in December 2010, a few months he was booked into the Monroe County Jail in Sparta, Wis., to await a trial on criminal charges.

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  19. Ron Johnson hopes for a better outcome in round two of Obamacare lawsuitRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Washington Times

    Sen. Ron Johnson says he will attend oral arguments Wednesday before a federal appeals court that's weighing a lawsuit he filed over how Congress is treated under Obamacare. A lower-court judge tossed the Mr. Johnson 's lawsuit last summer, saying the Wisconsin Republican could not prove he was harmed by administration rules that allowed congressional lawmakers and staff to keep an employer-based subsidy while using the Obamacare exchanges.

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  20. Seventh Circuit Denies Rehearing in LCD Price-Fixing Suit by MotorolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | JD Supra

    On January 12, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals refused Motorola Mobility LLC's petition for a rehearing en banc of its price-fixing claims against foreign manufacturers of liquid crystal display panels. Motorola Mobility LLC v.

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