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List of 7th Circuit opinions by Amy Coney Barrett


Barrett’s most significant opinions

In her questionnaire filed with the Senate Judiciary Committee, Barrett was asked to select her most significant judicial opinions from her tenure on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. These opinions are listed below, in Barrett’s chosen order of importance.

  1. Kanter v. Barr (March 15, 2019)
  2. Yafai v. Pompeo (Jan. 4, 2019)
  3. Cook County v. Wolf (June 10, 2020)
  4. Doe v. Purdue University (June 28, 2019)
  5. Rainsberger v. Benner (Jan. 15, 2019)
  6. Grussgott v. Milwaukee Jewish Day School (Feb. 13, 2018)
  7. Wallace v. GrubHub (Aug. 4, 2020)
  8. A.F. Moore & Associates v. Pappas (Jan. 29, 2020)
  9. Casillas v. Madison Avenue Associates (June 4, 2019)
  10. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Costco (Sept. 10, 2018)
  11. Schmidt v. Foster (May 29, 2018)

All of Barrett’s 7th Circuit opinions

Date Case Name Case Type Opinion Link Opinion Type
9/15/20 United States v. Uriarte criminal Opinion dissent
9/3/20 United States v. Sparkman criminal Opinion majority
9/3/20 Morales v. Barr agency Opinion majority
8/21/20 Burlaka v. Contract Transport Services LLC civil Opinion majority
8/21/20 Protect Our Parks v. Chicago Park District civil Opinion majority
8/21/20 Protect Our Parks v. Chicago Park District civil Opinion majority
8/14/20 Pittman v. Madison County, Illinois civil Opinion majority
8/12/20 Shakman v. International Brotherhood civil Opinion majority
8/6/20 VHC, Inc. v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue tax Opinion majority
8/6/20 VHC, Inc. v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue tax Opinion majority
8/4/20 Wallace v. Grubhub Holdings civil Opinion majority
8/4/20 Souran v. Grubhub Holdings civil Opinion majority
7/31/20 Biegert’s Estate v. Molitor civil Opinion majority
7/13/20 J.S.T. Corp. v. Foxconn Interconnect Technology civil Opinion majority
6/30/20 United States v. Wilson criminal Opinion concurrence
6/29/20 United States v. Kennedy-Robey criminal Opinion majority
6/26/20 Morales v. Barr agency Opinion majority
6/26/20 Purtue v. Wisconsin Department of Corrections civil Opinion majority
6/26/20 Ruckelshaus v. Cowan civil Opinion majority
6/10/20 Cook County, Illinois v. Wolf civil Opinion dissent
6/9/20 O’Neal v. Reilly civil Opinion majority
4/30/20 Williams v. Wexford Health Sources prisoner Opinion concurrence
4/7/20 United States v. Young criminal Opinion majority
4/7/20 Vega v. Chicago Park District civil Opinion majority
4/7/20 Vega v. Chicago Park District civil Opinion majority
3/13/20 United States v. Geary criminal Opinion majority
3/6/20 Crosby v. City of Chicago civil Opinion majority
3/6/20 Crosby v. City of Chicago civil Opinion majority
2/19/20 Gadelhak v. AT&T civil Opinion majority
2/5/20 Crosby v. City of Chicago civil Opinion majority
2/5/20 Crosby v. City of Chicago civil Opinion majority
1/29/20 A.F. Moore & Associates v. Pappas civil Opinion majority
1/29/20 Fox Valley/River Oaks Partners v. Pappas civil Opinion majority
1/28/20 Elston v. County of Kane civil Opinion majority
1/6/20 Lett v. City of Chicago civil Opinion majority
12/26/19 United State v. Allgire criminal Opinion majority
11/7/19 Green v. Howser civil Opinion majority
11/7/19 Clanton v. United States civil Opinion majority
10/28/19 PMT Machinery Sales v. Yama Seiki USA civil Opinion majority
10/25/19 Groves v. United States civil Opinion majority
10/24/19 United States v. Atwood criminal Opinion majority
9/12/19 Lexington Insurance Company v. Hotai Insurance Company civil Opinion majority
9/9/19 Chazen v. Marske prisoner Opinion concurrence
8/21/19 Smith v. Illinois Department of Transportation civil Opinion majority
8/2/19 Torry v. City of Chicago civil Opinion majority
7/29/19 McCottrell v. White prisoner Opinion dissent
7/29/19 Chronis v. United States civil Opinion majority
7/26/19 Matthews v. REV Recreation Group civil Opinion majority
7/23/19 Graham v. Arctic Zone Iceplex civil Opinion majority
7/23/19 United States v. Walker criminal Opinion majority
7/15/19 Carrello v. Aurora Policeman Credit Union civil Opinion majority
7/11/19 Conroy v. Thompson prisoner Opinion majority
7/2/19 Emmis Communications Corp. v. Illinois National Insurance Co civil Opinion majority
6/28/19 Doe v. Purdue University civil Opinion majority
6/25/19 Fessenden v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance civil Opinion majority
6/5/19 Acevedo v. Cook County Officers Electoral Board civil Opinion majority
6/4/19 Casillas v. Madison Avenue Associates civil Opinion majority
5/29/19 Weil v. Metal Technologies civil Opinion majority
5/29/19 Weil v. Metal Technologies civil Opinion majority
5/23/19 Yafai v. Pompeo civil Opinion concurrence
5/16/19 Varlen Corp. v. Liberty Mutual Insurance civil Opinion majority
4/30/19 Carter v. City of Alton, Illinois civil Opinion majority
4/17/19 United States v. Cherry criminal Opinion majority
3/27/19 United States v. Briggs criminal Opinion majority
3/19/19 Williams v. Norfolk Southern Corp. civil Opinion majority
3/18/19 Herrera-Garcia v. Barr agency Opinion majority
3/18/19 Herrera-Garcia v. Barr agency Opinion majority
3/15/19 Kanter v. Barr civil Opinion dissent
3/6/19 Sansone v. Brennan civil Opinion majority
3/6/19 Sansone v. Brennan civil Opinion majority
2/14/19 United States v. Terry criminal Opinion majority
2/7/19 United States v. Traccaro criminal Opinion majority
2/7/19 United States v. Moody criminal Opinion majority
2/1/19 Sims v. Hyatte prisoner Opinion dissent
1/29/19 Ruderman v. Whitaker agency Opinion majority
1/15/19 Rainsberger v. Benner civil Opinion majority
1/4/19 Yafai v. Pompeo civil Opinion majority
1/2/19 United States v. Hagen criminal Opinion majority
1/2/19 Beltran-Aguilar v. Whitaker agency Opinion majority
12/6/18 United States v. King criminal Opinion majority
12/6/18 United States v. Hoskins criminal Opinion majority
12/6/18 United States v. Martin criminal Opinion majority
12/6/18 United States v. Martin criminal Opinion majority
10/23/18 United States v. Kienast criminal Opinion majority
10/23/18 United States v. Owens criminal Opinion majority
10/23/18 United States v. Broy criminal Opinion majority
10/22/18 Herrington v. Waterstone Mortgage civil Opinion majority
9/10/18 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Costco Wholesale civil Opinion majority
9/10/18 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Costco Wholesale civil Opinion majority
9/10/18 Cleven v. Soglin civil Opinion majority
8/28/18 Alvarenga-Flores v. Sessions agency Opinion majority
8/23/18 Beley v. City of Chicago civil Opinion majority
8/20/18 Walker v. Price prisoner Opinion majority
8/17/18 United States v. Watson criminal Opinion majority
8/15/18 United States v. Williams criminal Opinion majority
8/2/18 Smith v. Rosebud Farm civil Opinion majority
7/30/18 United States v. Lee criminal Opinion majority
7/3/18 Wisconsin Central Limited v. Tienergy, LLC civil Opinion majority
6/21/18 Fiorentini v. Paul Revere Life Insurance civil Opinion majority
6/21/18 Goplin v. WeConnect, Inc. civil Opinion majority
6/4/18 Dalton v. Teva North America civil Opinion majority
5/29/18 Schmidt v. Foster prisoner Opinion dissent
5/25/18 Boogaard v. National Hockey League civil Opinion majority
5/14/18 Perrone v. United States prisoner Opinion majority
5/8/18 Webb v. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority civil Opinion majority
3/21/18 Walton v. EOS CCA civil Opinion majority
3/1/18 United States v. Barnes criminal Opinion majority
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