Byline: Derek Hawkins
7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Case Name: Louis Wozniak v. Ilesanmi Adesida, et al.
Case No.: 18-3315
Officials: WOOD, Chief Judge, and EASTERBROOK and HAMILTON, Circuit Judges.
Focus: Wrongful Termination
The University of Illinois fired Louis Wozniak in 2013. Until then he had tenure on the faculty of the College of Engineering. But after Wozniak waged an extended campaign against students who did not give him an award, the University's Board of Trustees decided that he had violated the institution's norms and rules, including the need to treat students with respect. As he had done before when the University insisted that he follow school policies, Wozniak responded with a federal lawsuit. He lost the last time, see Wozniak v. Conry, 236 F.3d 888...