Cornell Fails To Nix Verdict In AIDS Research Suit

Law360, New York (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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