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Summaries by Mazyar Hedayat

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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Richardson v. Koch Law Firm, P.C.

Citation:
Richardson v. Koch Law Firm, P.C No. 12-3868
Ruling:
Court of Appeals Holding: Since the State Court vacated the initial default judgment, justification for the District Court’s dismissal under Rooker-Feldman no longer exists. Additionally,...
Judge(s):
Chief Judge Wood; Judge Easterbrook; Judge Sykes
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In re Equipment Acquisition Resources, Inc.

Citation:
Appeal from US Dist. Ct. ND IL ED, Case No. 11 C 05045
Ruling:
The 7th Circuit was asked to decide whether a Chapter 11 Debtor in Possession could bring an action to recoup its Federal tax payments pursuant to § 544(b)(1). The Court decided it could not, for...
Judge(s):
Before BAUER and FLAUM, Circuit Judges, and VAN BOKKELEN, District Judge
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In the Matter of Rockford Products Corporation

Citation:
12-3133
Ruling:
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals refused to interpret ambiguous language in a District Court Opinion as an injunction. On that basis, and since issuing an opinion would require weighing in on many...
Judge(s):
EASTERBROOK, KANNE, and ROVNER
Tag(s):

In re Sentinel Management Group, Inc. (Appeal of Frederick J. Grede)

Citation:
10‐3787, 10‐3990 & 11‐1123
Ruling:
The 7th Circuit affirmed the District Court's denial of the illegal contract claim that had been filed by the Trustee but reversed the lower court's denial of fraudulent transfer and equitable...
Judge(s):
MANION, ROVNER, and TINDER
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Pro-Pac, Inc. v. WOW Logistics Co.

Citation:
No. 12-2976
Ruling:
The Wisconsin Bankruptcy Court and District Court erred by applying BR 7015 instead of BR 7054, which is based on FRCP 54(a)-(c). That rule of civil procedure directs that a Federal Trial Court...
Judge(s):
MANION and WOOD, Circuit Judges. BARKER, District Judge.
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