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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.

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Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Abortion  |  S.D. Ind., Indianapolis Div.

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Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Jurisdiction  |  C.D. Ill.

Jackson v. Curry, No. 17-1898 (April 19, 2018) Appeal dismissed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Separation of Powers Doctrine  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

City of Chicago v. Sessions, No. 17-2991 (April 19, 2018) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Jurisdiction  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Linear v. Village of University Park, Illinois, No. 17-1940 (April 17, 2018) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Election Law  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Quinn v. State of Illinois, No. 17-1565 (April 10, 2018) Affirmed

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