USA v. Fadden

Citation:
No. 17-1400 (7th Circuit, Nov 01,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The district court’s refusal to allow the defendant’s theory-of-defense jury instruction did not deny him a fair trial where the proposed instruction restated the court’s charge to the jury...
Judge(s):
Easterbrook, Kanne, and Williams
Tag(s):

IN RE: ONESTAR LONG DISTANCE, INC.

Citation:
Nos. 16-1940 & 16-2094 (7th Circuit, Sep 22,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Seventh Circuit affirmed the rulings below to hold $1.9 million paid by the debtor pre-petition unavoidable under Code § 547(c)(4). The Court found that the Bankruptcy Court reasonably used a...
Judge(s):
Sykes, Posner, Easterbrook
Tag(s):

Hendricks v. Novae Corp. Underwriting, Ltd.

Citation:
16-1712 (7th Circuit, Aug 08,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Settlement of cause of action between plaintiff and defendant where defendant agrees to a judgment in the full amount of the claim and assigns its claim against its insurer (who has declined...
Judge(s):
Posner, Williams, and Sykes
Tag(s):

Caudill Seed & Warehouse v. Rose (MMR Farms LLC)

Citation:
16-4072 (7th Circuit, Aug 18,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
A settlement agreement is not a judicial decision and thus, does not give rise to issue preclusion and defending a case on the basis of a release is an affirmative defense that must be raised in a...
Judge(s):
Easterbrook, Rovner, Sykes (Easterbrook)
Tag(s):

In re: EMERALD CASINO, INC.

Citation:
16-075, 16-1132, 16-1133, 16-1143, 16-1148, 16-1160, 16-1161, 16-4464, 16-1165, 16-1235 (7th Circuit, Aug 11,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
Where officers and directors of a casino caused the casino’s gaming licensed to be revoked, they may be held jointly and severally liable for breach of the company’s shareholder agreement,...
Judge(s):
Kanne, Sykes, Hamilton
Tag(s):

In the Matter of Husain

Citation:
15-3308 and 16-1254 (7th Circuit, Aug 08,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Where a bankruptcy attorney forges his clients’ signatures, omits material assets of which he is aware, and commits extensive perjury regarding these actions, he is not entitled to remain in the...
Judge(s):
Bauer and Easterbrook (DeGulio, District Judge)
Tag(s):

Secure Leverage Group, Inc. v. Bodenstein (In re Peregrine Financial Group, Inc.)

Citation:
16-3424 (7th Circuit, Aug 07,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Where forex contract accounts can be comingled, and used to pay the futures commissions merchant’s liabilities, they are not considered “customer property” deserving priority over all other...
Judge(s):
John T. Tharp
Tag(s):

Home Care Providers, Inc., et al v. Hemmelgarn

Citation:
16-2054, 16-3668, 16-3669 (7th Circuit, Jun 27,2017) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
A dissolved preliminary injunction issued by a bankruptcy court could still be reviewed by the district court on appeal where the preliminary injunction resulted in Medicare reimbursement payments...
Judge(s):
BAUER, FLAUM, KANNE
Tag(s):

Shiner v. Turnoy

Citation:
No. 14-2999 (7th Circuit, Mar 16,2017) Published
Case Status:
Reversed
Ruling:
In a non-bankruptcy matter, 7th Circuit (J. Posner writing) reversed district court's (N.D. Illinois, E.D.) entry of summary judgment and directed entry summary judgment in favor of appellant....
Judge(s):
Posner, Sykes, Hamilton
Tag(s):

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