United States Seventh Circuit

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BENNETT v. ROBERTS, 01-1939

In a claim that a school board declined to hire a teacher for nineteen vacancies, based on her race, summary judgment for the board was proper where plaintiff offered no evidence of specific hiring criteria and qualifications for the positions, and statistical evidence of discrimination was unreliable.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 11/05/2001
  • Decided 07/02/2002
  • Published 07/02/2002

Judges

  • RIPPLE, Circuit Judge., Before:  BAUER, POSNER and RIPPLE, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Philip W. Bennett (argued), Washington, DC, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Michele L. Wells (argued), Robbins, Schwartz, Nicholas, Lifton & Taylor, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.
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