Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Court Cases

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  1. Patrick Bell v. City of Milwaukee v. Thomas Grady v. City of Milwaukee (1984)

    Walter F. Kelly, Sutton & Kelly, Thomas Jacobson, Jerome Krings, Jacobson, Sodos & Krings, Curry First, Perry, First, Reiher, Lerner & Quindel, Milwaukee, Wis., for plaintiffs.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 82-2102
  2. Valerie A. Baskerville v. Culligan International Company (1995)

    A jury awarded Valerie Baskerville $25,000 in damages under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, for sexual harassment by her employer, Culligan International Company. Although reluctant to upset a jury verdict challenged only for resting on insufficient evidence, we have concluded that the facts, even when construed as favorably to the plaintiff as the record permits, do not establish a case of actionable sexual harassment.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 94-2837
  3. MCI Communications Corporation v. American Telephone (1983)

    In this extraordinary antitrust case,1 defendant American Telephone and Telegraph Company ("AT & T") appeals from a judgment in the amount of $1.8 billion, entered on a jury verdict, in a treble damage suit brought by plaintiffs MCI Communications Corporation and MCI Telecommunications Corporation (collectively "MCI") under section 4 of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. Sec. 15 (1976).2

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 80-2171
  4. John T. Russell v. Acme-Evans Company (1995)

    In 1975 the plaintiff in this Title VII suit, John Russell, was hired as a laborer by the principal defendant, Acme-Evans Company, which owns a grain elevator in Indianapolis. The elevator is used both to store wheat and to manufacture it into flour. Russell (who still works in the grain elevator) became a "mill sweeper" in 1977. The job involved keeping the floor of the elevator clean. He liked the job. It gave him the run of the plant, and is considered light work. The mill [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 94-3008
  5. Alvin Hunter v. Allis-Chalmers Corporation (1986)

    Allis-Chalmers and one of its supervisory employees, Lambert, appeal from a judgment imposing liability under civil rights law for their having failed to protect Hunter, a black employee at Allis-Chalmers' engine plant in Harvey, Illinois, from racial harassment by his white co-workers, and for having fired him when he filed a complaint about the harassment. The appeal raises a number of issues concerning the sufficiency of the evidence, the conduct of the trial, and the size of the [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 85-2401
  6. United States of America v. William v. White v. Michael Albert Roe (1989)

    Thomas M. Durkin, David Glockner, Asst. U.S. Attys., Office of the U.S. Atty., Chicago, Ill., and John Vandreuil, Asst. U.S. Atty., Office of the U.S. Atty., Madison, Wis., for the U.S., plaintiff-appellee.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 89-1313
  7. United States v. John Varelli v. Max Heckmyer v. Morris Saletko (1969)

    Edward J. Calihan, Anna R. Lavin, JoAnne F. Wolfson, Julius L. Echeles, John Powers Crowley, Frank W. Oliver, Richard H. Devine, James G. Demopoulos, R. Eugene Pincham, Chicago, Ill., Robert S. Bailey, LeFevour & Bailey, Oak Park, Ill., for defendant-appellant, Ernest Infelice.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 16388-16395
  8. Szabo Food Service, Inc. v. Canteen Corporation (1987)

    Twice in recent months we have encountered cases in which district judges denied substantial motions for sanctions without giving reasons. Twice we have remanded for more complete consideration. Shrock v. Altru Nurses Registry, 810 F.2d 658 (7th Cir.1987); Dreis & Krump Manufacturing Co. v. Machinists & Aerospace Workers, 802 F.2d 247 (7th Cir.1986). We follow the same course today. See also Thomas v. Capital Security Services, Inc., 812 F.2d 984, 989 (5th Cir.1987); [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 86-3093
  9. Larrison v. United States (1928)

    This prosecution grew out of a post office burglary at Alton, Illinois, May 12, 1924. Defendants were charged, in an indictment containing eight counts, with feloniously breaking into a post office with intent to commit larceny, with intent to steal postage stamps, and moneys, and property of the United States, with intent to damage and destroy certain doors, safes, and vaults in the post office, with having stolen thirty-three thousand eight hundred sixty-eight dollars and sixty-nine cents [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 3960
  10. George Rakovich v. Gregory Wade v. Chester Kass (1988)

    Following a burglary at Cars Unlimited, a used car business in Greenfield, Wisconsin, the plaintiff, George Rakovich, met several times with burglary witness and Cars Unlimited employee, Vincent Sheehan. Concerned with what he viewed as the Greenfield Police Department's (the Department) suspect commendation of Officer Mary Foley's efforts in the subsequent burglary arrests, Rakovich criticized the Department and informed Sheehan of a "source" he claimed he had within the Department. [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 85-1529
  11. United States v. Roy L. Williams (1984)

    Frank Oliver, Northfield, Ill., Nathan Lewin, Miller, Cassidy, Larroca & Lewin, Washington, D.C., William G. Hundley, Hundley & Cacheris, Washington, D.C., for defendants-appellants.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 83-1644
  12. United States v. Jackie Edwards (1991)

    For three years from 1986 through December 1988, Marlowe Cole presided over the "IBM" of heroin distribution systems on the south side of Chicago. Drug enforcement agents investigated the operation, and the United States convened a Special Grand Jury in April 1987 to review evidence obtained primarily through an extensive compilation of authorized wiretapped telephone conversations. The Grand Jury returned a 132-count indictment on December 1, 1988, charging eighteen individuals with [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 89-2952
  13. Mid-State Fertilizer Co. v. Exchange National Bank of Chicago (1989)

    David L. Piercy, Howard & Howard, Mount Vernon, Ill., David N. Missner, Franklin S. Schwerin, Angel Rodriguez, Schwartz, Cooper, Kolb & Gaynor, Chicago, Ill., for defendants-appellees.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 88-2532
  14. United States v. Scott Franz (1989)

    Scott Franz engaged in a checkkiting scheme and pleaded guilty to a charge of bank fraud under 18 U.S.C. Sec. 1344. At his sentencing hearing, Mr. Franz requested that, due to the presence of mitigating circumstances in his case, the district court depart from the sentencing range mandated by the Sentencing Guidelines promulgated by the United States Sentencing Commission under 28 U.S.C. Sec. 994. The district court denied his request for a departure and imposed on Mr. Franz the lowest [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 88-2739
  15. United States v. James Garrett (1990)

    James Garrett appeals his conviction for violations of 18 U.S.C. Sec. 922(g)(1), 18 U.S.C. Sec. 924(c)(1), and 21 U.S.C. Sec. 841(a)(1). For the following reasons, we affirm.I


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 89-1860
  16. United States v. Miguel Santiago (1978)

    Defendant Miguel Santiago and three others not involved in this appeal were charged in a one count indictment with the knowing and intentional distribution of heroin in violation of Title 21, United States Code, § 841(a)(1). The defendant was tried separately and convicted by a jury.1


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 77-2021
  17. Mariusz Kaczmarczyk v. Immigration (1991)

    Alison R. Drucker, Lori L. Scialabba (argued), David J. Kline, Dept. of Justice, Office of Immigration Litigation, Richard L. Thornburg, U.S. Atty. Gen., Washington, D.C., A.D. Moyer, Michael L. Harper, Samuel Der-Yeghiayan, I.N.S., Ira H. Raphaelson, Asst. U.S. Atty., Office of U.S. Atty., Chicago, Ill., for respondent.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 90-1964
  18. Donna J. Clifford v. Kenneth S. Apfel (2000)

    Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division. No. IP 98-1695-C-Y/S--Richard L. Young, Judge.[Copyrighted Material Omitted]


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 99-3831
  19. United States v. James P. Hickok (1996)

    On August 18, 1994, a federal grand jury charged the defendant, James P. Hickok, with one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 371, and two counts of mail fraud, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1341. Hickok entered a plea of not guilty to all three charges, and a jury trial commenced on November 7, 1994. Among the Government witnesses at Hickok's trial was Robert DeWitt, the defendant's former business associate and co-conspirator, who testified [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 95-1619
  20. United States v. Loumard Harris (2005)

    Loumard Harris was charged with violating 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1), which prohibits felons from possessing guns. His first trial ended in a hung jury, but a jury convicted him at a second trial. Between the first and second trials, Harris had a falling-out with his court-appointed attorney and he asked for new counsel. The district court declined his request. The details of the conflict are not for the most part in the record of this direct appeal. Nevertheless Harris appeals his [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Docket: 03-3961

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