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

Attorney Fees  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

LHO Chicago River, LLC v. Perillo, No. 19-1848 (November 8, 2019) Vacated and remanded

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Section 1983 Action  |  S.D. Ill.

Green v. Howser, No. 18-2757 (November 7, 2019) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Intervention  |  W.D. Wisc.

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin v. Kaul, No. 19-1835 (November 7, 2019) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

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

Groves v. U.S., No. 17-2937 (October 25, 2019) Appeal dismissed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Mootness Doctrine  |  C.D. Ill.

Western Illinois Service Coordination v. Ill. Dept, of Human Services, No. 19-2211 (October 23, 2019) Appeal dismissed

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