Teacher's Suit Over Topless Selfie-Inspired Firing Lives On

Law360 (May 21, 2020, 8:31 PM EDT) -- A Long Island public school district must face a former teacher's claims that she was unlawfully fired after her employer obtained a topless selfie that she had sent years earlier to a fellow teacher when they were dating, a New York federal judge held Thursday.

U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan refused to dismiss the bulk of plaintiff Lauren Miranda's suit against the South Country Central School District — which covers an area around Bellport, New York — and its superintendent alleging that she was illegally fired because her employer obtained "a seminude picture" she took of herself and privately shared with...

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