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Simultaneous Decisions from the 7th Circuit: How the Later-Argued Case Became Binding Precedent

USA - January 23 2017 The Seventh Circuit is very serious about treating its panel decisions as the “law of the court” unless and until they are overruled by the en banc…

Supreme Court Calls for the Views of the Solicitor General in a Case That the 7th Circuit Could Not Review En Banc

USA - January 11 2017 Last summer, we wrote about a unique situation that arose in the case of Rubin v. Islamic Republic of Iran, No. 14-1935 (7th Cir. July 19, 2016), in…

The New Wisconsin Court of Appeals

USA - December 14 2016 Bill Gates once wrote that “[w]e always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in…

The Case of the Vanishing § 1292(b) Certification

USA - November 21 2016 Nothing about the Seventh Circuit’s recent per curiam decision in Kenosha Unified School District No. 1 Board of Education v. Whitaker, No. 16-8019…

Wisconsin Court of Appeals Enforces Parties’ Stipulation to Remedies and Waiver of Judicial Review in Administrative Proceeding

USA - November 14 2016 While many of us spent this past Halloween gorging on a variety of candies and sweets, Wisconsin's court of appeals was busy rendering an opinion…

Seventh Circuit Recognizes “Substantial Truthfulness” Defense to Tortious Interference Claims under Wisconsin Law

USA - November 8 2016 As we wrap up another election cycle that has kept “fact checkers” working overtime analyzing the many dubious claims by candidates of all political…

Seventh Circuit Determines that Service-of-Suit Clauses Can Waive Statutory Right of Removal

USA - September 15 2016 Pine Top Receivables has returned to the published opinions of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. We previously wrote about Pine…

Coming Up Short: When There Aren't Enough Judges Eligible To Rehear A Case En Banc

USA - September 9 2016 Every now and then we see something in the reported decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit that seems noteworthy because…

Seventh Circuit Reverses Promotional Service Decision Under the Robinson-Patman Act

USA - August 31 2016 On August 12, 2016, the Seventh Circuit decided Woodman's Food Market, Inc. v. Clorox Co., No. 15-3001, and held that Clorox's refusal to sell…

Seventh Circuit Cuts Through First Amendment Forum Jargon and Issues Robust Defense of Free Expression

USA - July 5 2016 Like many cities across the country, Fort Wayne, Indiana raises money through advertisements that it sells on the inside and outside of the buses it…