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JAMES T. SANDERS Plaintiff
vs.
CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY Defendant.


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Issues:
Public employee, disparate treatment, policy and procedure, evidence.
 
Case Summary:
James Sanders, an employee of the Chicago Transit Authority, filed a discrimination suit against his supervisors. Sanders alleged that a series of disciplinary actions taken against him were motivated by racial discrimination. Officials with transit authority responded with a motion for summary judgment.
 
Decision of lower jurisdiction:
This is the first judicial review of this case.
 
Outcome:
Sanders loses. The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granted the transit authority's motion for summary judgment and dismissed the case. The court ruled there was no evidence to support Sanders' assertion that the discipline action taken against him was motivated by race.