Tag Seventh Circuit

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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