United States Seventh Circuit

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HALL v. BABB, 03-3631

Plaintiff's suit, alleging employment discrimination based on political affiliation, is dismissed where the evidence was insufficient to create an issue of material fact as to whether political motivation was a substantial factor in defendants' decision to hire.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 08/03/2004
  • Decided 11/24/2004
  • Published 11/24/2004


  • WOOD, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, ROVNER, and WOOD, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Patricia C. Benassi, argued, Benassi & Benassi, Peoria, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • David Jimenez-Ekman, argued, Jenner & Block, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.