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OEST v. IL. DEPT CORRECTIONS, 99-3883

Where the record indicates that plaintiff did not provide sufficient evidence under the "direct-method" to create a triable issue of fact as to whether sex was a motivating factor in the defendant's decision to discipline and fire her, and that plaintiff failed to demonstrate that she was treated any differently than a similarly situated male employee using the "indirect-method" or burden-shifting approach, her Title VII claims would fail.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/14/2001
  • Published 02/14/2001

Judges

  • RIPPLE, Circuit Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, RIPPLE and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Julie L. Galassi,Hasselberg, Rock, Bell & Kuppler, Peoria, IL, Clayton W. Moushon (Argued), Dunlap, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Mary E. Welsh (Argued), Office of the Attorney General, Civil Appeals Division, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.