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Updated: Judge dismisses religious discrimination lawsuit against Northwestern in Chabad House disaffiliation

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

December 27, 2013

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Northwestern alleging religious discrimination in its 2012 disaffiliation with Tannenbaum Chabad House. In a summary judgment filed Dec. 19, U.S. District Court Judge John Darrah said...

Judges rules discrimination lawsuit against Evanston can proceed

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 27, 2013

A discrimination lawsuit against Evanston will move forward after the city's attempt to stop it failed last week. Judge John Darrah ruled Aug. 21 that Elke Tober-Purze's sex bias claim was "adequately pled," denying the c...