6th Circ. Nixes Ex-Central Michigan Hoopster's Bias Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (March 18, 2013, 5:03 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit upheld on Monday an Ohio district court's dismissal of a suit brought by a Central Michigan University basketball player who claimed she lost her scholarship because she was white and heterosexual, saying that none of her claims on appeal were defensible.

The appellate panel affirmed a Michigan federal court’s dismissal of basketball player Brooke Heike’s equal protection and state law defamation claims, among others, against her former basketball coach, Sue Guevara, and several other Central Michigan University officials, saying Heike hadn’t shown that...
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