BUILDERS ASS'N OF GREATER CHICAGO v. COUNTY OF COOK, 00-4161, 00-4175
Evidence of disparity between percentage of minority contractors in public works contracts versus private works contracts will not support inference of discrimination where public entity had minority set-aside program that caused the disparity.
- Argued 05/10/2001
- Decided 07/06/2001
- Published 07/06/2001
- POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, EASTERBROOK, and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Michael K. Fridkin, Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights under Law, Chicago, IL, for Intervenor.
- For Appellees:
- Timothy R. Conway (argued), Conway & Mrowiec, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Richard A. Devine, Office of the State's Atty. of Cook County, Chicago, IL, Earl L. Neal, Jerome A. Siegan (argued), Neal & Associates, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.