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  • What role do judges play in employment harassment cases?

    Professor Suja Thomas

    Judges can unilaterally dismiss sexual or racial harassment cases through summary judgment, a legal maneuver that ends up favoring employers over employees, said Suja Thomas, the Peer and Sarah Pedersen Professor of Law at Illinois and co-author of the book “Unequal: How America's Courts Undermine Discrimination Law.”

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Suja Thomas, call 217-244-7614; email