Goodwin v. Bd. of Trs. of the Univ. of Illinois, 05-2961
Summary judgment for defendants in an employment discrimination suit based on race and gender is reversed and remanded where: 1) the plaintiff showed that a similarly situated worker was treated differently under similar circumstances; 2) there was a factual question concerning pretext; and 3) defendants were not estopped from challenging administrative findings of fact.
- Argued 02/22/2006
- Decided 03/31/2006
- Published 03/31/2006
- FLAUM, Chief Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and WILLIAMS and SYKES, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- John H. Otto (argued), Zimmerly, Gadau, Selin & Otto, Champaign, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- James C. Kearns (argued), Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, Urbana, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.