BILLINGS v. MADISON METRO. SCH. DIST., 00-3980
A teacher's race-conscious seating arrangement based on a belief that African-American students "need" a partner because "they view things in a global manner" involved setting apart certain students for different treatment solely on account of their race, and thus was unconstitutional.
- Argued 05/07/2001
- Decided 08/02/2001
- Published 08/02/2001
- RIPPLE, Circuit Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and RIPPLE and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Willie J. Nunnery (argued), Madison, WI, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.
- For Appellees:
- Michael J. Lawton (argued), Lathrop & Clark, Madison, WI, for Defendants-Appellees.