The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathJanuary 2001Column, Page 10Standard of review for fee suits; U.S. Supremes just say no to drug-sniffing dogs at checkpoints; employee claims rejected by 7CA; and more.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathJuly 2000Column, Page 378Grandparents lose at High Court—but how much? HMOs lose in one high court, win in another; and more.
The Lawyer’s JournalBy Bonnie C. McGrathJune 2000Column, Page 308Playing the child-support percentages; ADA news and views; please don't squeeze the luggage; and more.
Racial profiling study rejected; H.B. 3911June 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 310House Bill 3911 required Illinois law enforcement officers to record information about the race of motorists who received traffic or warning citations.
States may not be sued under ADA in private action in federal courtJune 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 310On March 27, 2000, a divided panel of the seventh circuit court of appeals held that a university employee could not maintain a private cause of action against her state employer to enforce the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 USC § 12111-12117 (ADA).
ADA claim must establish that condition is regarded as a disabilityApril 2000Illinois Law Update, Page 196On February 8, 2000, the seventh circuit court of appeals affirmed the decision of the district court for the Northern District of Illinois to grant summary judgment to the defendants as to plaintiff Krocka's claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA").