DeVry Must Face Mo. Graduate's False Ad Suit

Law360 (October 9, 2019, 9:22 PM EDT) -- A Missouri federal judge Wednesday let most of a former DeVry University student’s claims stand in a suit that alleges the for-profit school falsely advertised that 90% of its graduates go on to find jobs and they're paid more than graduates of other schools.

U.S. District Judge Ortrie D. Smith granted DeVry owner Adtalem Global Education Inc.’s motion to dismiss ex-student Robby Brown’s claims for breach of fiduciary duty and conversion but otherwise denied the company’s bid to toss the eight-count suit. The proposed class action alleges that Brown heard the 90% placement and higher income claims in TV and radio...

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