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    Chicago School Closings Unlawful?

    With summer coming to an end, parents and children alike often worry about the upcoming school year: new teachers, new classrooms, a whole new experience. However, the Chicago Public School (“CPS”) District has added to the concerns of many Chicago parents and students due to their plan to close 53 elementary schools and one high […]

    Supreme Court Narrows Scope of Employer’s Liability for Title VII Claims against Co-workers

    On June 24, 2013 in the case Vance v. Ball State University,  the Supreme Court defined the scope of supervisory status as it applies to harassing co-workers under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”).  In a five-four decision, the Supreme Court held that a co-worker employee is a supervisor only […]