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Seventh Circuit finds that Issuer of Fairness Opinion Did Not Commit Gross Negligence

In the case of The HA2003 Liquidating Trust v. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, __ F.3d __ (7th Cir. 2008) ("HA2003"), HALO, an acquiring company, hired CSFB, an investment banker, to (i) renegotiate the economic terms of a stock acquisition … Continue reading

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College Athletes Appeal to Seventh Circuit Against FanDuel’s and DraftKings’ Use of Images

A proposed class of approximately 3,000 former college athletes recently filed an appeal in the Seventh Circuit against FanDuel and DraftKings. The players are reviving their proposed class action, claiming that FanDuel’s and DraftKings’ use of the players’ images on … Continue reading

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Seventh Circuit Victorious Again in Merit Mgmt

If you're challenging a Seventh Circuit ruling in a bankruptcy case on appeal to the Supreme Court, especially if (retired) Judge Posner was in the majority, you've got a challenge ahead. The Court's announcement this morning of its judgment in Merit … Continue reading

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Seventh Circuit Applies Ministerial Exception to Hebrew Teacher at Jewish School

Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Seventh Circuit ruled this week that the First Amendment's ministerial exception barred a Hebrew teacher's Americans with Disabilities Act claim against her employer, a Jewish school. The ruling is the first time… … Continue reading

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Seventh Circuit Says West Can Resell State Drivers License Records To Authorized Users

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that it's OK for West Publishing to acquire driver's license records, store them in a bulk database, and resell that information to authorized users. West was on the receiving end of a… … Continue reading

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