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Case Name Cannon v. University of Chicago ED-IL-0005
Docket / Court No. 75 C 2402 ( N.D. Ill. )
State/Territory Illinois
Case Type(s) Education
Special Collection Civil Rights Division Archival Collection
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Constitutional Clause
Equal Protection
Defendant-type
College/University
Discrimination-basis
Age discrimination
Sex discrimination
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Non-government non-profit
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.
Defendant(s) Department of Health, Education and Welfare
Northwestern Univerity
University of Chicago
Plaintiff Description A female medical school applicant who was denied admission to both Northwestern University and the University of Chicago.
Class action status sought No
Class action status outcome Not sought
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Unknown
Nature of Relief private right of action to sue under Title IX
Source of Relief Litigation
Filed 07/18/1975
Case Ongoing No reason to think so
Court Docket(s)
No docket sheet currently in the collection
General Documents
U.S. Supreme Court
03/03/1978
Brief for the Federal Respondents
ED-IL-0005-0001.pdf | Detail
Source: Papers of David Norman
U.S. Supreme Court
11/02/1978
Brief for the Federal Respondents
ED-IL-0005-0003.pdf | Detail
Source: Papers of David Norman
U.S. Supreme Court
12/29/1978
Reply Brief for the Federal Respondents
ED-IL-0005-0002.pdf | Detail
Source: Papers of David Norman
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Defendant's Lawyers Attwood, Cynthia L. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
ED-IL-0005-0001
Barnett, Walter W. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
ED-IL-0005-0001
Buscemi, Peter (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
ED-IL-0005-0003
Days, Drew S. III (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
ED-IL-0005-0001 | ED-IL-0005-0003
Eisenstein, Miriam R. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
ED-IL-0005-0003
McCree, Wade Hampton Jr. (Michigan) show/hide docs
ED-IL-0005-0001 | ED-IL-0005-0002 | ED-IL-0005-0003
Silver, Jessica Dunsay (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
ED-IL-0005-0003
Wallace, Lawrence G. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
ED-IL-0005-0003

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