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Residency Requirement for Firefighter Upheld

Firefighter John Cannici was terminated for violation of the Village of Orland Park’s residency ordinance.  Cannici v. Village of Melrose Park, No. 17-1424 (7th Cir. 2018).  Cannici filed suit based on due process and equal protection grounds, but the trial… Continue Reading →

Seventh Circuit Issues Groundbreaking Decision Regarding Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation

On April 4, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued a groundbreaking ruling regarding LGBT rights. The court held in Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, No. 15-1720 (en banc) that discrimination in… Continue Reading →

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