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Alexander v. Rush North Shore Medical Center
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
101 F.3d 487 (1996)
Dr. Mark Alexander (plaintiff) was a Muslim physician from Egypt. Alexander was granted staff privileges at Rush North Shore Medical Center (Rush North Shore) (defendant). Alexander was not required to admit his patients to Rush North Shore, and he was free to associate himself with other hospitals. Further, Alexander was permitted to exercise his own discretion in caring for his patients. Rush North Shore determined that Alexander violated the hospital’s on-call policy. Subsequently, Alexander’s staff privileges were revoked. Alexander filed suit under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), alleging that Rush North Shore discriminated against him because of his religion and national origin. The district court entered judgment in favor of Rush North Shore. Alexander appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Kanne, J.)
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