7th Circ. Again Chides Chicago Judge Over Delayed Opinion

By Khorri Atkinson (October 12, 2021, 3:56 PM EDT) -- A Seventh Circuit panel called out a Chicago federal judge for taking 74 days to issue a written opinion after initially dismissing an antitrust action, noting the court had condemned the same jurist in the past over her delayed explanatory ruling in a different case.

The three-judge panel's reproach came at the end of an order Friday in which it upheld the dismissal of the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons' lawsuit that accuses the American Board of Medical Specialties of orchestrating a nationwide conspiracy to restrain trade in the market for medical care. The panel said the complaint "comes nowhere...

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