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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.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 05/10/2001
  • Decided 07/06/2001
  • Published 07/06/2001

Judges

  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, EASTERBROOK, and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • 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.
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