7th Circuit: Debtor's Privacy Not Violated By Public Announcement Of Bankruptcy

7th Circuit: Debtor's Privacy Not Violated By Public Announcement Of Bankruptcy

CHICAGO - A panel of the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Jan. 22 reversed and remanded a district court ruling, concluding that the governor of Wisconsin and his then-spokesman had qualified immunity when they disclosed that the reason the governor rescinded a job offer to a prospective candidate was because she had filed for bankruptcy (Becky S. Chasensky v. Scott Walker, No. 13-1761, 7th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 1160).

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