Widener Law Can't Shake Fraud Suit Over Postgrad Job Data

Law360, New York (March 21, 2013, 3:29 PM ET) -- Widener University School of Law must continue to defend a proposed class action alleging the law school fraudulently inflated its postgraduate employment statistics to recruit students after a New Jersey federal judge on Wednesday found the plaintiffs' claims are plausible.

U.S. District Judge William H. Walls denied Widener's motion to dismiss the case, saying that while he found the arguments lodged by eight Widener Law alumni to be thin, they were nonetheless sufficient to carry the case. The plaintiffs contend they were duped by Widener employment...
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Case Title

HARNISH et al v. WIDENER UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-00608

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New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud

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William H. Walls

Date Filed

January 31, 2012

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