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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

Due Process  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Tucker v. City of Chicago, No. 17-2480 (October 19, 2018) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

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

B.G. v. Board of Education of the City of Chicago, No. 17-1806 (October 12, 2018) Attorney reprimanded

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Prisoners  |  S.D. Ill., E. St. Louis Div.

Daugherty v. Harrington, No. 17-3224 (October 12, 2018) Affirmed and reversed in part and remanded

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

First Amendment  |  E.D. Wisc.

St. Augustine School v. Evers, No. 17-2333 (October 11, 2018) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Attorney Fees  |  S.D. Ind., Terre Haute Div.; N.D. Ind., Ft. Wayne Div.

Harrington v. Berryhill, Nos. 17-3179 & 17-3194 Cons. (October 10, 2018) Affirmed

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