Join the Clinics for the Inaugural Clinic Student Fair! Come to the Green Lounge for light refreshments and learn about the various clinical programs. There will be stations describing the work each clinic does.
Comcast Race Discrimination Suit Certified as Class Action
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.
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.
Chicago parents file federal lawsuit charging CPS with racial, disabilities violations; seeks to halt school closings
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).
The Employment Discrimination Clinic recently wrote and filed a Brief in consolidated appeal of two cases in the Illinois Appellate Court. The Clinic’s clients each sued the State of Illinois, in its capacity as their employer, for employment discrimination. The cases were both dismissed below on jurisdictional grou
An $11 million consent decree entered here today in federal court has ended the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) race harassment and discrimination lawsuit against a major transportation company. Magistrate Judge Susan E. Cox granted preliminary approval of the decree.