Qui Tam Suit Against U. of Phoenix To Go Forward

Law360, New York (August 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal court in California has denied the University of Phoenix's bid to have a qui tam case seeking billions of dollars in damages thrown out, clearing the way for a trial in September 2009.

U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. on Friday rejected the University of Phoenix's motion to dismiss, holding that a prior settlement between the university and the U.S. Department of Education didn't preclude the claims lodged under the False Claims Act by relators and former UOP enrollment counselors Mary Hendow and...
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