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Judge Sees Ex-Fox Pundit's Side On Failure-To-Hire Claims

Law360, New York (February 23, 2018, 9:00 PM EST) -- Former Fox News commentator Scottie Nell Hughes did hundreds of unpaid appearances because she wanted a paid job, a Manhattan federal judge observed Friday, hinting that failure-to-hire portions of her harassment, retaliation and rape suit targeting Fox and host Charles Payne might survive the network's dismissal bid.

U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III made the observation before reserving decision at an argument session where Fox and Payne hoped to knock out Hughes' claims for punitive damages, among other relief, at an early phase of litigation....
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Case Information

Case Title

Hughes v. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


William H. Pauley, III

Date Filed

September 18, 2017

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