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District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Court Cases
Landry v. Daley (1968)
Robert L. Tucker, R. Eugene Pincham, Kermit Coleman, Jean F. Williams, Ellis E. Reid, Lawrence E. Kennon, Leonard Karlin, Norman E. Lapping, Irving Birnbaum, Leo E. Halt, Cecil C. Butler, Edward Thomson, Chicago, Ill., Dennis J. Roberts, Newark, N. J., William M. Kunstler and Arthur Kinoy, New York City, for plaintiffs.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 67 C 1863
Paul P. Daley, James D. St. Clair, Albert H. Notini, Hale & Door, Boston, Mass., Joseph E. Coughlin, Richard Golding, Lord, Bissell & Brook, Chicago, Ill., for Jerome Schottenstein, Schottenstein Stores Corporation, Geraldine Schottenstein, Jay L. Schottenstein, Susan Schottenstein, Ann Schottenstein, Saul Schottenstein, Ari Deshe, Jon Diamond, Irving Harris, George Kolber, Thomas Keteler.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 87 C 8111
Plaintiffs, Negro tenants in or applicants for public housing, sue on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated alleging that defendants, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA), a municipal corporation, and C. E. Humphrey, Executive Director of CHA, have violated their rights under the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States. Count I charges that defendants intentionally chose sites for family public housing and adopted tenant assignment procedures in violation [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 66 C 1459
This is a class action brought under the first amendment, the equal protection clause of the fourteenth amendment, and 42 U.S.C. §§ 1983 and 1985, challenging the patronage practices of the regular Democratic and Republican Party organizations in most of the Northern District of Illinois. Plaintiffs are independent candidates, voters, and taxpayers. The defendants include various government officers at the state and local levels, local government entities, and local organizations and [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 69 C 2145
United States v. Dorfman (1982)Defendants are charged in an eleven count indictment with conspiracy to bribe a United States Senator in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 201(b)(1) and 371 (1976), travel in interstate commerce with intent to commit bribery in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1952 (1976), and nine separate counts of wire fraud stemming from an alleged scheme to defraud the Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund ("Fund") of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 81 CR 269
Northern Trust Bank/O'Hare, N.A. as Trustee under Trust No. 74 L 214 ("Trustee") charges Inryco, Inc. ("Inryco") and others violated 18 U.S.C. §§ 1964(c) and (d) (part of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO"), 18 U.S.C. §§ 1961-1968), as well as state law, when they participated in a construction contract kickback scheme. Inryco now moves under Fed.R.Civ.P. ("Rule") 9(b), 12(b)(1) and 12(b)(6) to be dismissed from the Complaint. For the reasons stated in this [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 84 C 2077
David C. Bohan, Michael David Richman, Jonathan Stephen Polish, Sachnoff & Weaver, Ltd., Chicago, IL, William T. Enos, Richard D. Kelly, Stephen G. Baxter, Frank J. West, Robert C. Nissen, John D. Dellinger, Aarti J. Shah, Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C., Alexandria, VA, for Plaintiff.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 03 C 3646
This matter coming on to be heard pursuant to this Court's Memorandum Opinion of February 10, 1969, D.C., 296 F.Supp. 907, and Orders entered on such date denying defendants' motions for summary judgment, denying plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment as to Count II of the Complaint, and granting plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment as to Count I of the Complaint, and
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: Civ. A. No. 66 C 1459
Richard W. Burke, Gerard Dennis Ring, Burke, Warren & MacKay, Chicago, IL, Earle S. Rappaport, Jr., Richard T. Reibman, Paul Joseph Gaynor, Schwartz, Cooper, Greenberger & Krauss, Chicago, IL, for First National Bank of Harvey.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: Bankruptcy No. 90 B 8112. No. 94 C 1157. No. 92 A 108
The complaint in this class action alleges violations of the Consumer Credit Protection Act, popularly known as the "Truth in Lending Act" (hereinafter "TIL"), 15 U.S.C. § 1601 et seq.; Regulation Z, promulgated by the Federal Reserve Board under TIL, 12 C.F.R. § 226.1 et seq.; and the Illinois Retail Installment Sales Act (hereinafter "RISA"), Ill.Rev.Stat. ch. 121½, § 501 et seq.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 71 C 643
Evans, Inc. v. Tiffany & Co. (1976)This matter arose as an action by Evans, Inc. (Evans) against Tiffany & Company (Tiffany) for breach of contract. The case was tried to the Court without a jury. The Court has examined all of the testimony and exhibits presented, and being fully advised of the premises, finds that a binding contract existed between Evans and Tiffany and that Tiffany breached the contract. Evans shall be entitled to damages in the amount of $598,924.00. The following shall constitute the Court's findings [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 73 C 2555
Intermatic Inc. v. Toeppen (1996)The court has carefully reviewed Magistrate Judge Denlow's report and recommendation ("R&R"), the objections of defendant Toeppen, and the responses of plaintiff Intermatic Inc. Toeppen's main objection is that the R&R failed to consider whether a domain name has the inherent attribute of a trademark. Defendant's objection rests on the underlying fact that the internet is a new medium of communication. Although it is a new medium, courts must still apply traditional trademark law, while [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 96 C 1982
United States v. Rogan (2006)
Howard Michael Pearl, Bryna Joyce Roth Dahlin, Joseph Andrew Spiegler, Monika Maria Blacha, Neil E. Holmen, Winston & Strawn, Christopher J. Stathopoulos, Johnson & Bell, Ltd., Melissa M. Lee Benzon, Freeborn & Peters, LLP, Vincent J. Connelly, Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP, Theodore Thomas Poulos, James R. Streicker, Terence H. Campbell, Cotsirilos, Stephenson, Tighe & Streicker, Chicago, IL, for Defendants.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 02 C 3310
Plaintiffs, suing as a class, seek relief with respect to contracts for the sale of used residential property in the City of Chicago. Their complaint contains five counts. The first alleges violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1866, 42 U.S.C. §§ 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985(3), and of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments of the Constitution of the United States. Counts two and three allege, respectively, violations of the federal antitrust laws and of the antitrust laws of the State of [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 69 C 15
This is an action by Jones & McKnight Corporation against Birdsboro Corporation for damages arising out of Birdsboro's alleged breach of its contract to manufacture and deliver to plaintiff certain automated machinery and equipment. Plaintiff alleges that defendant did not design and manufacture the machinery and equipment in a workmanlike manner, that it failed to take remedial action to redesign and remake the machinery and equipment when necessary under the purchase agreement, and that [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 69 C 2628
Edward Hines Lumber Company ("Hines") brought this action to determine who should be held responsible for the costs of removing contaminants from a wood treatment facility in Mena, Arkansas. In this decision, we address defendants Reilly Tar & Chemical Corp., Bernuth Lembcke Co., Inc., Allied Corp. and Koppers Company, Inc. (collectively "Creosote Defendants") and Osmose Wood Preserving Co. of America, Inc.'s ("Osmose") motions to dismiss or, alternatively, for summary judgment. For the [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 85 C 1142
Azeez v. DeRobertis (1982)Plaintiff Qaid Rafeeq Azeez brings this pro se action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 asserting the jurisdiction of the Court under 28 U.S.C. § 1343. Plaintiff alleges violations of his state and federal constitutional rights, and seeks compensatory and punitive damages along with the costs of this action from Richard W. DeRobertis, Chief Administrative Officer of the Stateville Correctional Center ("Stateville") and Melvin Allen, Chairman of the Institutional Inquiry Board ("Board") at [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 81 C 7163
Plaintiffs have brought this action on behalf of themselves and some 1,000 women who were given diethylstilbestrol ("DES") as part of a medical experiment conducted by the defendants, University of Chicago and Eli Lilly & Company, between September 29, 1950, and November 20, 1952. The drug was administered to the plaintiffs during their prenatal care at the University's Lying-In Hospital as part of a double blind study to determine the value of DES in preventing miscarriages. The women [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 77 C 1431
Plaintiff James E. Zechman ("Zechman"), a former employee of defendant Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith ("Merrill Lynch"), brings this action seeking relief on a variety of theories for injuries he allegedly suffered incident to his discharge from Merrill Lynch in August, 1988. Before this court are two motions of the defendant: the first seeking dismissal of five of Zechman's eight counts for failure to state a claim and the second requesting this court to compel arbitration of all [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 89 C 2470
US Ex Rel. Free v. Peters (1992)
Vincenzo Chimera, Paula J. Giroux, Arleen C. Anderson, Illinois Attorney General's Office, Jack Donatelli, U.S. Attorney's Office, Richard Schwind, Attorney General's Office, Chicago, Ill., for respondents.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Docket: 89 C 3765