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Butler v. Village of Round Lake Police Dep't, No. 08-3856

By FindLaw Staff on October 27, 2009 5:23 PM

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. 

Read Butler v. Village of Round Lake Police Dep't, No. 08-3856

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division

Decided October 27, 2009

Judges

Before:  Posner, Manion, and Evans, Circuit Judges

Opinion by Evans, Circuit Judge

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