Wrongful Termination.


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...

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