United States Seventh Circuit

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TAYLOR v. ADS, INC., 02-3301

Summary judgment in a race discrimination claim under Title VII was proper where claimant was not an employee of defendants, and a 42 U.S.C. section 1981 claim fails where no evidence showed that defendants' actions were motivated by race.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/09/2003
  • Decided 04/29/2003
  • Published 04/29/2003

Judges

  • FLAUM, Chief Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and POSNER and KANNE, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • MacArthur Drake (argued), Drake & Associates, Gary, IN, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Steven J. Teplinsky (argued), Michael Best & Friedrich, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.