Catholic School Nabs Quick Win In Teacher's Age Bias Suit

Law360 (May 4, 2018, 8:16 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge granted a quick win Friday to the operators of a Catholic school accused of discriminating against a 55-year-old teacher because of her age, saying her case is too weak to present to a jury.

U.S. District Judge Gary Feinerman said the only age-related evidence supporting Caroleann Morris' discrimination claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act were that she was assigned more unruly second-graders than a colleague half her age and that a school executive "picked on" her and other similarly aged colleagues.

And while those instances considered alone could "possibly suggest" ageist sentiments from the school...

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