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

Standing  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Bria Health Services, LLC v. Eagleson, No. 18-3076 (February 11, 2020) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

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

Curry v. Revolution Laboratories, LLC, No. 17-2900 (February 10, 2020) Reversed and vacated in part and remanded

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Prisoners  |  E.D. Wisc.

Glover v. Carr, No. 18-3028 (February 6, 2020) Affirmed and reversed in part and remanded

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Release  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Crosby v. City of Chicago, Nos. 18-3693 & 19-1439 Cons. (February 5, 2020) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Prisoners  |  C.D. Ill.

Robertson v. French, No. 17-3579 (February 4, 2020) Reversed and remanded

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