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Litigating, Defending, and Preventing Employment, Housing, and Public Accommodation Discrimination Cases: Practice Updates and Tips Concerning the Illinois Human Rights Act - 2014 (CHICAGO)
March 13 - Chicago
Litigating, Defending, and Preventing Employment, Housing, and Public Accommodation Discrimination Cases: Practice Updates and Tips Concerning the Illinois Human Rights Act – 2014 (LIVE WEBCAST)
March 13 - Online Course
Motions to Dismiss
Central Austin Neighborhood Association v. City of Chicago
Two organizations sued City of Chicago, alleging violation of Illinois Civil Rights Act, alleging that on average, persons in neighborhoods populated mostly by African-Americans and Hispanics wait longer than persons in mostly white neighborhoods for police to arrive in response to 911 call. The Act provides sufficient standards for court to apply to determine whether City's policies justify any disparate impact in response times to 911 calls. Courts have the competence needed to decide issues of such impact and justification for that impact, and have power to order appropriate relief for unjusitied disparate impact. Complaint does not present a nonjusticiable political question. (PUCINSKI and MASON, concurring.)
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