Monthly Archives: April 2018

Whitt Law Attorneys to Present at 2018 Illinois ASBO Annual Conference

Consider joining Whitt Law attorneys Stuart Whitt and Brittany Flaherty Theis at this year’s Illinois ASBO Annual Conference in Schaumburg. Pre-conference activities start on Wednesday, May 2 and the Annual Conference programs run Thursday, May 3 and Friday, May 4 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center. Whitt Law Attorney Brittany Flaherty Theis, Ms. [...]

By | April 30th, 2018|Education Law News, Property Tax Law News|

Implementation of Anti-Bullying Policy Was Covered by Statutory Immunity in Castillo v. Board of Education of the City of Chicago

Earlier this week, the First District of the Illinois Appellate Court issued an opinion in Castillo v. Board of Education of City of the Chicago, 2018 IL App (1st) 171053. In Castillo, a female high school student (“Castillo”) and her family sued the Board of Education of the City of Chicago (the “Board” or the [...]

By | April 27th, 2018|Education Law News|

Second Circuit Joins Seventh Circuit In Holding Individuals Are Protected from Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation

On February 26, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an opinion in which the court held that Title VII prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation as discrimination “’because of . . . sex.’” Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 4608 (2d Cir 2018). In [...]

By | April 10th, 2018|Education Law News, Litigation Law News|