Butler v. Village of Round Lake Police Dep't, No. 08-3856
In plaintiff-police officer's ADA claim against defendant-village, dismissal of his case on the ground of judicial estoppel is affirmed where: 1) to succeed on an ADA claim, a plaintiff must show that with or without reasonable accommodations, he can perform the essential functions of his job; and 2) here, accepting plaintiff's sworn testimony before the pension board as true, the court could not see how he could perform essential police functions with or without accommodations.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division
Decided October 27, 2009
Opinion by Evans, Circuit Judge
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