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District Court for the Central District of Illinois Court Cases
Pending before the Court are Defendants' motion to dismiss the original indictment and a motion to dismiss the superseding indictment. On May 24, 1991, the United States filed a motion to dismiss the original indictment of August 23, 1990, in favor of the superseding indictment. That motion is granted. The original indictment is dismissed. The Court finds that Defendants Rock Island Armory, Inc. and David R. Reese have stated a valid challenge to certain counts of the superseding indictment. [...]
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 90-40025
The Telecommunications Act of 1996 requires local governments to rule on requests to build cellular telecommunications facilities within a reasonable time and to issue written decisions that are based on substantial evidence in a written record.
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 96-3248
Juan Chaparro-Alcantara and Jaime Romero-Bautista are Mexican citizens who have been granted lawful permanent resident status in the United States. They have been indicted for transporting illegal aliens on October 21, 1998, in violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1324(a)(1)(A)(ii).
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 98-30070
Herb Snyder and James D. Moore, Barnes, Hickam, Pantzer & Boyd, Indianapolis, Ind., John Jenkins, Gunn, Hickman, Kesler & Jenkins, Danville, Ill., for defendants Solis and Stokely-Van Camp.
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 78-0090
McQueen v. Shelby County (1990)
On August 19, 1988, Trenna McQueen, as Administrator of the estate of Dennis McQueen, filed suit against Shelby County, the Shelby County Sheriff's Department, the Shelby County Sheriff, and three deputy sheriffs alleging violation of Dennis McQueen's constitutional rights and common law negligence.
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 88-3221
During early November of 1998, Illinois State Police stopped a 1994 Ford Aerostar van near Lincoln, Illinois. The van was driven by Defendant Jeronimo Torres-Del Muro ("Muro"), and the passengers included six other Mexican nationals. Suspecting that the occupants of the van might be illegal aliens, the Illinois State Police Officer contacted the Springfield, Illinois office of the Immigration and Naturalization Services ("INS").
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 98-30096
Isaacs v. Caterpillar, Inc. (1991)
Pending before the Court is Defendant's Motion for Partial Summary Judgment. For the reasons stated below, said Motion is denied, but the Court certifies this issue for interlocutory appeal pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1292(b).
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 88-1137
United States v. Marshall (1989)
The only real issue presented to the Court by this stipulated bench trial is whether Defendant distributed sufficient lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) to fall within the enhanced sentencing provision of 21 U.S.C. § 841(b)(1)(B)(v), which calls for a minimum sentence of ten years and maximum of life, or instead whether the amount distributed was less than a gram, therefore resulting in no mandatory minimum sentence and a maximum of twenty years under 21 U.S.C. § 841(b)(1)(C).
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 88-30051
Before the Court is a Motion by the Garnishee Defendant, American Casualty Company of Reading, Pennsylvania, for summary judgment (# 26) on the claim asserted against it. For the reasons set forth in this opinion, this Motion is granted.
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 88-1140
Stephens v. United States (1979)
Sandra Simon, James P. Klapps, Paul Figley, U. S. Dept. of Justice, Tort Section, Civ. Div., Washington, D. C., John Germeraad, Asst. U. S. Atty., Springfield, Ill., William S. Hanley R. Gerald Barris, Sorling, Northrup, Hanna, Cullen & Cochran, Ltd., Springfield, Ill., for State of Illinois, third-party defendant.
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 77-3050
Joiner v. Ryder System Inc. (1996)This diversity action arises out of an injury to David E. Joiner a citizen of the State of Illinois which occurred on June 23, 1993. Joiner, while performing his normal work duties as a driver for Complete Auto Transit, Inc. ("CAT"), sustained severe and permanent injuries to his back, hip, and leg while attempting to pull out skids located at the rear of a trailer. The trailer was manufactured by Delavan Industries, Inc. In general, Joiner alleges that the trailer was defective and [...]
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 94-3064
In Re Roberts (1993)
Mark Alan Roberts took out student loans to go to Eastern Illinois University. He did, in fact, go to college and now wants to renege on over $25,000 in student loans by filing for bankruptcy.
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 92-3228
This matter is before the Court upon Defendant's motion to dismiss Count VI of Plaintiff's amended complaint, which alleges that Defendants have engaged in a "pattern of racketeering activity" in violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), 18 U.S.C. § 1961 et seq. Fleet Management Systems, Inc., d/b/a Logistics Systems (Logistics) charges that Archer-Daniels-Midland Co., Inc. (ADM), and NIMS Associates, Inc., (NIMS), violated 18 U.S.C. §§ 1964(c) and (d), as [...]
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 83-3060
Davis v. United States (1986)
Dan Davis, currently incarcerated in the federal correctional facility at Marion, Illinois, moves this Court for a correction of his sentence pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255. On July 3, 1985, Davis was sentenced to 42 months' imprisonment on Count II of an indictment charging the distribution of a controlled substance.
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 86-3179
This matter is before the Court on Iowa Wireless' (IW) Motion for Partial Summary Judgment [# 9] and the City of Moline's (City or Moline) Motion for Summary Judgment [# 14]. For reasons set forth below, Plaintiffs Motion for Partial Summary Judgment [# 9] is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART. Likewise, Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment [# 14] is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART. Summary judgment is GRANTED on Count I in favor of Iowa Wireless. Summary Judgment is GRANTED on Counts II, [...]
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 98-4090
United States v. Hall (1997)Before the Court is the Government's Motion to Preclude Dr. Ofshe's Testimony at Trial [Doc. # 164]. Dr. Richard Ofshe is a social psychologist operating in the field of coercive police interrogation techniques and the phenomenon of false or coerced confessions. He is prepared to testify that experts in his field agree that false confessions exist, that individuals can be coerced into giving false confessions, and that there exist identifiable coercive police interrogation techniques which are [...]
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 94-20036
United States v. Erwin (1989)Defendant was found guilty by a jury in this Court of the federal offense of possession of a firearm by a person convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year. 18 U.S.C. § 922(g). Such crimes, however, are determined in part according to the law of the state in which the conviction was obtained, and do not include those cases in which a person's civil rights have been restored, unless the restoration of civil rights expressly excludes possession of [...]
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 87-30045
This matter comes before the Court on Defendant Keystone's Motion to Dismiss Complaint (# 68) and Motion for Summary Judgment (# 69). The Court has also raised a subject matter jurisdiction issue sua sponte. The Court ordered the parties to brief the issue of whether Title VII provides a cause of action for an employee who claims to have been the victim of sexual harassment by a supervisor or co-worker of the same gender. The Court's request prompted Keystone's Motion to Dismiss (# 89), Charlie [...]
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 93-1504
Holle v. Moline Public Hosp. (1984)
Michael J. O'Leary, Asst. U.S. Atty., Peoria, Ill., Robert A. Latham, III, Moline, Ill., Jonathan R. Zell, Asst. Regional Atty., U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, Chicago, Ill., for defendants.
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 84-4042
United States v. Curran (1989)
On September 21, 1989, Defendant Kimberly Curran came before this Court to be sentenced. She had previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine. In return for her plea of guilty, charges of distribution of cocaine and possession with intent to distribute cocaine had been dropped.
Court: District Court for the Central District of Illinois Docket: 88-10027-02