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Jones v. Springfield, 08-2085

In a Title VII action, summary judgment for Defendant is affirmed. Plaintiff failed to present evidence that a vacancy existed for the position he sought, or that Defendant-Employer failed to create a vacancy for discriminatory reasons.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 12/17/2008
  • Decided 01/26/2009
  • Published 01/26/2009


  • MANION, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, POSNER, and MANION, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • James P. Baker, Attorney, Phillip Krajewski, Attorney (argued), Baker, Baker & Krajewski, Springfield, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Frank S. Martinez, Attorney (argued), Office of the Corporation Counsel, Springfield, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.