Appeals Court: Calling Police Not Grounds For Firing

Law360, New York (October 22, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court has reversed a lower court's summary judgment in favor of Florida A&M University in a case brought by a former academic adviser who claimed he was fired after rejecting a female supervisor's sexual advances, ruling that there are issues of material fact in dispute that must be resolved by a jury.

The ruling, handed down by a two-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Monday, vacated an earlier decision by the U.S. District Court for the Northern...
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