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Federal Civil Practice

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Section ProspectusThe mission of ISBA Federal Civil Practice Section

  • to enhance knowledge and professional capabilities of lawyers who practice civil law in the United States District Courts in Illinois;
  • to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas among and between practitioners and federal judges;
  • to review and make recommendations concerning federal legislation and proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and federal district court rules that affect federal civil practice;
  • to promote communication through seminars and newsletters.

Recent Related Cases

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Appellate Jurisdiction  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

May v. Mahone, No. 15-3395 (January 18, 2019) Appeal dismissed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Section 1983 Action  |  S.D. Ind., Indianapolis Div.

Rainsberger v. Benner, No. 17-2521 (January 15, 2019) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Standing  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Keep Chicago Livable v. City of Chicago, Nos. 17-1656 & 17-2846 Cons. (January 14, 2019) Vacated and remanded

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Standing  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Rivera v. Allstate Ins. Co., Nos. 17-1310 & 17-1649 Cons. (January 14, 2019) Vacated and remanded

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Section 1983 Action  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Savory v. Cannon, No. 17-3543 (January 7, 2019) Reversed and remanded