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District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Court Cases
United States v. Smith (1962)
Count VI charges the defendant Veazey with violation of Section 1084, Title 18, United States Code; and Count VII charges the same defendant with violation of Section 1952, Title 18 United States Code.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: Cr. No. 19506
Bono v. Saxbe (1978)
G. Flint Taylor, Jr., Michael E. Deutsch, Ralph Hurvitz, Chicago, Ill., Arpiar Saunders, Concord, N. H., Harvey M. Grossman, Carbondale, Ill., Lee H. Tockman, Howard Eglit, Chicago, Ill., for plaintiffs.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: Civ. No. 74-81-E
In Re Extradition of David (1975)This is an international extradition proceeding instituted by the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Illinois acting on behalf of the Republic of France. The amended complaint for extradition alleges that Christian Jacques David, a citizen of France, is legally charged in France with the murder of a police commissioner and with the attempted murder of a police officer. It is further alleged that David has sought asylum in the United States and may be found within this judicial [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: Civ. No. 73-300-E
Application of Texas Co. (1939)
Harry T. Klein and George W. Ray, Jr., both of New York City, M. A. Jacobson, of Waukesha, Wis., and S. A. L. Morgan, of Houston, Tex., for applicants The Texas Co., W. S. S. Rodgers, H. W. Dodge, S. B. Wright, Walter Hochuli, and W. F. Murdy.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: 55D, 56D, 57D
Whitfield v. Simpson (1970)
Robert Lansden, Cairo, Ill., Martha M. Jenkins, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Cairo, Ill., Lawrence D. Ross, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Jackson, Miss., for plaintiffs.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: Civ. No. 69-138
Patmore v. Carlson (1975)Plaintiff, a prisoner in Marion Federal Penitentiary, Marion, Illinois, has filed suit under 28 U.S.C. §§ 1331, 2201, and 2202, alleging that defendants, Director of Federal Bureau of Prisons, Warden and Correctional Supervisor deprived plaintiff of rights, privileges and immunities under the First, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth and Ninth Amendments to the Constitution of the United States. Specifically, plaintiff alleges: (1) that he has suffered cruel and unusual punishment by defendants for a year; [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: Civ. No. 73-307-E
Unger v. United States (1948)The complaint avers that complaint, after being honorably discharged from the army in 1941, reenlisted in June, 1944 and was again honorably discharged in January, 1946; that on April 21, 1946, complainant was observed to have several masses in his neck, which were diagnosed as "Hodgkin's Disease"; that complainant applied for a pension, which was granted in July, 1947, for service connected disability of 60% for Hodgkin's Disease; that thereafter on July 28, 1947, complainant applied for [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: Civ. No. 764-D
James Coghlan, Coghlan & Joyce, William J. Martin, Chicago, Ill., Marc A. Rosenberg, Garden City, N. Y., Louis James Morse, Washington, D. C., Roger Scrivner, Belleville, Ill., for petitioner.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: Civ. No. 753087
The United States also argues that Public Law 397 of the 82nd Congress, Title 5 U.S.C.A. § 150k-1 provides that the Army and Air Force Exchange Service may obtain, for its employees, compensation insurance for death or disability incurred in course of employment, and this remedy is exclusive. The United States Attorney, by amendment, joined the Chanute Air Force Base Exchange and Air Force Exchange Service as parties to the motion to dismiss.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: Civ. No. 1267-D
Gordon v. Garrson (1948)
Plaintiff, an inmate of the Illinois State Penitentiary at Joliet, Illinois, filed these two complaints, by leave of court in forma pauperis, one against defendant Mark Irwin, Superintendent of the Illinois State Farm, Vandalia, Illinois, and the other against Audey Garrson, formerly physician at the same institution.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: Civ. 760-D, 759-D
United States v. Sullivan (1944)In his request for a writ of habeas corpus in forma pauperis, the relator avers that he is being held by respondent, unlawfully in the Illinois State Penitentiary, Menard Branch. He contends that the sentence of from one to fourteen years is void because it did not specify a particular institution in which he was to be confined, and that he is being held beyond the time when his release should have occurred by virtue of statute, in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment and the constitution and [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: Civ. No. 418-D
United States v. Wright (1944)Petitioner filed a similar motion in this court some two years ago, which, after permitting him to proceed as a poor person, I denied upon the merits. My memorandum and statement of facts entered then, expressly made a part of this memorandum, effectually dispose of the merits of his present claim. Still later he filed petitions for writs of habeas corpus before various judges, all of which were denied except the last one filed, which was granted, the order being affirmed by the Circuit Court [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: Criminal No. 11032
Knapp v. Hankins (1952)This suit is brought to the attention of the court at this time by the reason that the Highway Mutual Casualty Company, hereinafter called the "Company", has filed a motion for leave to intervene and to file a petition seeking a declaratory judgment. The essential alleged facts are set forth in the pleadings, motion, and petition. Plaintiff Harry J. Knapp, Jr., on January 9, 1952 filed a complaint under the Illinois Dram Shop Act, 43 Ill.Rev.Stat. Sec. 135, alleging that on March 15, 1950 he [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: Civ. No. 2304
Originally defendant brought suit at law against the plaintiff to recover upon a surety bond of $10,000 dated December 23, 1920, and effective January 1, 1921, indemnifying the defendant against the fraud or dishonesty of its cashier, one Robinson, as hereinafter set forth. Three annual premium payments were averred to have been made in due course, and defendant sought to recover for losses in each of the three years, 1921, 1922, and 1923. Plaintiff thereupon filed its bill in equity, herein, [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois
Fuller v. Israel (1976)
The Petitioner was arrested on April 28, 1968, and charged with the murder of five children in Coles County, Illinois. On October 23, 1968, he pled guilty to five counts of Murder and was sentenced on December 10, 1968, to an indeterminate term of 70 to 99 years on each count. There was no direct appeal.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: 75-3-278
United States v. Seay (1974)Defendant has waived trial by jury with the consent of the Government pursuant to Rule 23(a), Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure. This matter comes before the Court upon a stipulated statement of facts. Defendant has filed a motion to dismiss the indictment and a motion for judgment of acquittal. The indictment charges him with violating 18 U.S.C. § 2314 in that he caused to pass in interstate commerce a forged check payable to the order of John Seay in the amount of $1883. drawn upon the [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: Crim. No. 74-57-E
This suit is the aftermath of one filed in the Circuit Court of St. Clair County, Illinois; there tried to conclusion with an appeal to the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois, which affirmed.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: Civ. A. No. 4342
The parties to the this lawsuit seek a declaratory judgment as to the legal meaning of the term "arising out of the .. use" of a vehicle. The parties have stipulated to the pertinent facts and ask the Court to determine the legal implication of the above phrase in an automobile insurance policy.
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: Civ. No. 77-4003
United States v. Randolph (1958)
Leonard J. Vraniak, an inmate of the Illinois State Penitentiary at Menard, Illinois, presents an amended petition for writ of habeas corpus in which he challenges the constitutionality of the following Illinois statute under which he was convicted and sentenced:
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: Misc. No. 149-D
Plaintiff McDonnell is currently incarcerated in the U. S. Penitentiary at Lewisburg, Pennsylvania; Plaintiff Taylor is currently incarcerated in the U. S. Penitentiary at Atlanta, Georgia. Plaintiffs are seeking monetary damages and release from custody for their allegedly unconstitutional transfers from one institution to another within the U. S. Bureau of Prison system. Plaintiff McDonnell also has filed a lawsuit, naming different defendants, seeking damages and release from custody because [...]
Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois Docket: Civ. Nos. 74-243-E, 753239