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

Contract  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

U.S. v. Segal, Nos. 17-2842 & 17-3317 Cons. (September 16, 2019) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Prisoners  |  C.D. Ill.

Davis v. Kayira, No. 18-2456 (September 16, 2019) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Personal Jurisdiction  |  W.D. Wisc., Madison Div.

Lexington Ins. Co. v. Hotai Ins. Co., Ltd., No. 18-1141 (September 12, 2019) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Section 1983 Action  |  S.D. Ind., New Albany Div.

Camm v. Faith, No. 18-1440 (September 10, 2019) Affirmed and reversed in part and remanded

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Federal Tort Claims Act  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Linder v. U.S., No. 15-1501 (September 9, 2019) Affirmed