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Cornell Fails To Nix Verdict In AIDS Research Suit

Law360 (December 10, 2010, 5:15 PM EST) -- Cornell University and a former Cornell researcher have lost a bid to overturn a jury's finding that they made false statements relating to a government-funded five-year fellowship grant to train neuropsychologists for a research career in HIV/AIDS.

Judge William Pauley of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York said Thursday that the jury's verdict was "well-considered" and supported by sufficient evidence. In his memorandum and order, Judge Pauley went even further, saying the whistleblower plaintiff "was as credible and honest a witness...
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Case Information

Case Title

U.S.A v. Van Gorp, et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


William H. Pauley, III

Date Filed

October 14, 2003

Law Firms

Government Agencies

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