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Case: Discrimination/Discharge (N.D. Ill.)

Jan. 14, 2020, 8:34 PM

A black male police officer for the city of Chicago may not proceed with his claim that he was fired because of his race and sex, instead of for failing to properly assist his partner during a physical altercation with an aggressor. Among other things, he wasn’t similarly situated to his white partner who wasn’t fired for rule violations—because he had been an officer for eight years while his partner was only on his third day of the job when the incident occurred—and their misconduct wasn’t nearly identical. Additionally, the officer failed to provide sufficient evidence to raise an inference...

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