Employment Discrimination Project

Employment Discrimination Clinic: Race Harassment Case Against Comcast Settles

Law School Communications
February 24, 2016

Class Counsel, who represent approximately three hundred and eighty-five current and former African-American employees of Comcast’s facility located at 721E. 112th Street, in Chicago, Illinois, announce that the parties have reached a settlement resolving the ongoing race discrimination litigation, Brand et al. v.Comcast, 11-cv-8471.

Faculty: 
Randall D. Schmidt

Clinical Professors Conyers and Schmidt Honored

Law School Communications
June 24, 2015

Clinical professors Randall D. Schmidt and Herschella G. Conyers were honored with separate awards last month for their pro bono and advocacy work.

Clinical professors Randall D. Schmidt and Herschella G. Conyers were honored with separate awards last month for their pro bono and advocacy work.

Employment Discrimination Clinic Gains Class Certification for Comcast Race Bias Suit

Comcast Race Discrimination Suit Certified as Class Action
Ameet Sachdev
Chicago Tribune
July 8, 2014

A federal judge has allowed some African-American employees alleging race discrimination at a Comcast Corp. facility on the South Side to sue as a class, a decision that would increase the risk for the company.

Faculty: 
Randall D. Schmidt

Schmidt Honored for Work on Behalf of Schoolchildren and Teachers

Meredith Heagney
Law School Office of Communications
December 30, 2013

Clinical Professor Randall Schmidt, an employment discrimination specialist, was honored by the National Lawyers Guild of Chicago for his tireless work on behalf of Chicago’s public school teachers, students, parents, and other school employees.

Faculty: 
Randall D. Schmidt

Clinic Files Suit on Behalf of Parents of Children Impacted by CPS Closings

Chicago parents file federal lawsuit charging CPS with racial, disabilities violations; seeks to halt school closings
Press release
May 15, 2013

The education of students with disabilities and race discrimination are the subjects of two class action lawsuits filed today in federal court against the Chicago Board of Education by parents of Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students. The suit also has the support of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU).

Faculty: 
Randall D. Schmidt

Kane Center Clinics Hiring for Summer 2013

2013 Summer Jobs in the Kane Center Clinics
Law School Office of Communications
January 8, 2013

In summer 2013 the clinical law program plans to hire a number of law students to work in the various clinics in the Kane Center.  Positions will be open for the following clinics:

Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie
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