Promisco v. Dart

Illinois Appellate Court
Civil Court
Citation
Case Number: 
2012 IL App (1st) 112655
Decision Date: 
November 28, 2012
District: 
1st Dist.
Division/County: 
Cook Co.,1st Div.
Justice: 
HOFFMAN
Holding: 
Affirmed.
Sheriff's Merit Board found that Plaintiff, a lieutenant in sheriff's court services department, had violated department's drug policy. Drug-testing laboratory manager offered no testimony on source of print-out on which he relied, and thus failed to show establish reliability of print-out to support his proffered opinions. Board failed to lay proper foundation for lab manager's testimony, and his conclusions were inadmissible; Board thus lacked sufficient evidence to justify lieutenant's termination. (KARNEZIS and CUNNINGHAM, concurring.)