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Singh v, Singh (In re Singh)

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Sullivan v. Glenn

Citation:
Sullivan v. Glenn, No. 14-3213 (7th Cir. Apr. 2, 2015)
Ruling:
The court AFFIRMED the ruling of the district court. The court accepted that the loan broker was the Glenns' agent, as the Glenns hired the loan broker to negotiate a short-term loan on their...
Judge(s):
Posner, Manion, and Tinder.
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Metrou v. M.A. Mortenson Co. and Schuff Steel Co.

Citation:
Metrou v. M.A. Morteson Co., No. 14-8030, --- WL --- (7th Cir. Mar. 23, 2015)
Ruling:
In a matter of first impression at the appellate level and reversing the decision below, the Seventh Circuit declined to utilize judicial estoppel to cap a Chapter 7 trustee's potential recovery in...
Judge(s):
Easterbrook, Flaum, Williams
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BB Syndication Services, Inc. v. First American Title Ins. Co.

Citation:
BB Syndication Services Inc. v. First American Title Insurance Company, Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit 2015 (unpublished)
Ruling:
The Seventh Circuit held that when a lender cuts off loan funding by reason of a construction project’s overspending, the lender is, in fact, “creating” or “suffering” a mechanic’s lien...
Judge(s):
Wood, Flaum, Sykes
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Gerard v. Gerard

Citation:
Gerard v. Gerard, No. 14-1496 (7th Cir. Mar. 12, 2015)
Ruling:
The 7th Circuit reversed the U.S. District Court (E.D. Wis.), which had affirmed the bankruptcy court's entry of judgment of nondischargeability under 11 USC 523(a)(6)(willful and malicious injury)...
Judge(s):
Manion, Rovner, and Hamilton
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Listecki v. Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors

Citation:
Listecki v. Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors, Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit 2015 (unpublished)
Ruling:
The Religious Freedom Restoration Act (“RFRA”) does not apply to cases where the “government,” as defined in RFRA, is not a party. Also, even where the Free Exercise Clause of the First...
Judge(s):
Flaum, Williams
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In re Wendy A. Nora

Citation:
No. 13-2676
Ruling:
Rule 38 of the Federal Appellate Procedure- When a litigant or attorney presents appellate arguments with no reasonable expectation of success for the purpose of delay, harassment or sheer...
Judge(s):
Bauer, Posner and Tinder
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Hotel 71 Mezz Lender LLC v. The National Retirement Fund

Citation:
Hotel 71 Mezz Lender, LLC v. The National Retirement Fund, No. 14-2034, --- WL --- (7th Cir. Feb. 6, 2015)
Ruling:
The Court reversed and remanded a sua sponte grant of summary judgment against a party that also unsuccessfully moved for summary judgment. The Court found that, absent a record "clear beyond...
Judge(s):
Rovner, Bauer, Tinder
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