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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

First Amendment  |  W.D. Wisc.

Gaylor v. Mnuchin, Nos. 18-1277 & 18-1280 Cons. (March 15, 2019) Reversed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Second Amendment  |  E.D. Wisc.

Kanter v. Barr, No.18-1478 (March 15, 2019) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

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

Trustees of Indiana University v. Curry, Nos. 18-1146 et al. Cons. (March 14, 2019) Reversed and remanded

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

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

Regains v. City of Chicago, No. 15-2444 (March 13, 2019) Reversed and remanded

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Statute of Limitations  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Greenhill v. Vartanian, No. 17-3526 (March 8, 2019) Affirmed