Steinberg V. Chicago Medical School Case Brief Summary

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Case Brief Steinberg v. Chicago Medical School Plaintiff and Defendant The plaintiff in this case is Robert Steinberg. The defendant in this case is Chicago Medical School. Facts The plaintiff Robert Steinberg applied for admission to the Chicago Medical School and paid $15 for the application fee. His application was denied. Steinberg brought an action against the school stating that they did not review his application based on the academic entrance criteria. He believes that his and other applications were based on nonacademic criteria, such as family affiliation to the school and monetary donations that his and other families did not provide. Steinberg claims that the school breeched the contract that was formed permitting admission to the school based on the outlined academic criteria. Lower Courts The trial court granted the defendant’s motion to dismiss, and Steinberg…show more content…
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