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March 5, 2014

Paint a Picture or Play Ping Pong? – The Seventh Circuit Provides Clarity on the Summary Judgment Standard for Discrimination Cases

On August 1, 2013, the Seventh Circuit did a great service to employment law practitioners in its jurisdiction when it provided a clear path for future summary judgment decisions. For decades, attorneys, plaintiffs, and employers have wrestled with the standard that they must overcome to have their Title VII discrimination cases decided without going to trial. Morgan v. SVT, LLC, 724 F.3d 990 (7th Cir. 2013).