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Judicial Estoppel

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In General

U.S.

New Hampshire Judicially Estopped In Its Border Dispute With Maine, New Hampshire v. Maine, [O-130] 121 S.Ct. 1808 (U.S. May. 29, 2001) (June 2001)

7th Cir.

Recent Decisions Illustrate How Precedent Is Overruled, United States v. Carlos-Colmenares, [00-3632] 253 F.3d 276 (7th Cir. June 7, 2001) (July 2001)

Recent Decisions Illustrate How Precedent Is Overruled, In re Bentz Metal Products Co., Inc., [00-1320] 253 F.3d 283 (7th Cir. June 7, 2001) (July 2001)

Law of the Case

U.S.

Law Of The Case Doctrine Inapplicable Without A Hearing On The Merits, United States v. Hatter, [99-1978] 121 S.Ct. 1782 (U.S. May. 21, 2001) (June 2001)

7th Cir.

Service Upon The United States Was Improper Under Law Of The Transferee Circuit, McMasters v. United States, [00-2991] 260 F.3d 814 (7th Cir. Aug. 14, 2001) (September 2001)

Seventh Circuit Sanctions Party Asserting Claim Clearly Barred By Res Judicata, Judicial Estoppel And Stare Decisis, Bethesda Lutheran Homes and Services, Inc. v. Born, [99-4016] 238 F.3d 853 (7th Cir. Jan. 25, 2001) (February 2001)

Law Of The Case Governs On Successive Appeals, Creek v. Village of Westhaven, [97-1904] 144 F.3d 441 (7th Cir. May. 8, 1998) (September 1998)

State Court Decisions Prior to Removal Are Law of the Case, Not Res Judicata; Tenth Complaint Dropped, Payne v. Churchich, [97-3344] 161 F.3d 1030 (7th Cir. Apr. 16, 1998), cert. denied, 527 U.S. 1004 (1999) (February 1999)

Law of the Case May Apply to Appellees in Subsequent Appeal, Schering Corp. v. Illinois Antibiotics Co., [96-1359] 89 F.3d 357 (7th Cir. Jul. 10, 1996) (July 1996)

Mend The Hold

7th Cir.

Seventh Circuit Sanctions Party Asserting Claim Clearly Barred By Res Judicata, Judicial Estoppel And Stare Decisis, Bethesda Lutheran Homes and Services, Inc. v. Born, [99-4016] 238 F.3d 853 (7th Cir. Jan. 25, 2001) (February 2001)

Res Judicata

U.S.

Claim-Preclusive Effect Of Dismissal By Federal Court Sitting In Diversity Is Determined By Law Of The State In Which The Federal Court Sits, Semtek Int'l Inc. v. Lockheed Martin Corp., [99-1551] 121 S. Ct. 1021 (U.S. Feb. 27, 2001) (March 2001)

7th Cir.

Repeated Filings Barred By Res Judicata and Judicial Estoppel, Simon v. Allstate Employee Group Medical Plan, [00-3120] 263 F.3d 656 (7th Cir. Aug. 14, 2001) (September 2001)

Judicial Estoppel Requires A Previous Judgment, United States v. Newell, [00-3180] 239 F.3d 917 (7th Cir. Feb. 9, 2001) (March 2001)

Seventh Circuit Sanctions Party Asserting Claim Clearly Barred By Res Judicata, Judicial Estoppel And Stare Decisis, Bethesda Lutheran Homes and Services, Inc. v. Born, [99-4016] 238 F.3d 853 (7th Cir. Jan. 25, 2001) (February 2001)

If at First You Don't Succeed.... It's Not Always Wise to Try Again, Walsh Construction Co. of Ill. v. Nat'l Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., [97-3059] 153 F.3d 830 (7th Cir. Sep. 2, 1998) (January 1999)

State Court Decisions Prior to Removal Are Law of the Case, Not Res Judicata; Tenth Complaint Dropped, Payne v. Churchich, [97-3344] 161 F.3d 1030 (7th Cir. Apr. 16, 1998), cert. denied, 527 U.S. 1004 (1999) (February 1999)

Denial of Summary Judgment No Bar to Successive Motion for Summary Judgment, Whitford v. Boglino, [93-2660] 63 F.3d 527 (7th Cir. Aug. 4, 1995) (September 1995)

Res Judicata Defense Survives Failure to File Stipulation of Dismissal With Prejudice, Golden v. Barenborg, [94-3625] 53 F.3d 866 (7th Cir. May. 12, 1995) (June 1995)

State Court Dismissal As Untimely Does Not Preclude Filing Same Action In Federal Court Sitting In Different State Having Longer Statute Of Limitations, Reineke v. Boden, [93-1966] 45 F.3d 166 (7th Cir. Jan. 10, 1995) (February 1995)

Stare Decisis

U.S.

Stare Decisis Inapplicable to Issues Passed Upon Sub Silento, Texas v. Cobb, 121 S. Ct. 1335 (U.S. Apr. 2, 2001) (May 2001)

7th Cir.

Seventh Circuit Sanctions Party Asserting Claim Clearly Barred By Res Judicata, Judicial Estoppel And Stare Decisis, Bethesda Lutheran Homes and Services, Inc. v. Born, [99-4016] 238 F.3d 853 (7th Cir. Jan. 25, 2001) (February 2001)

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