UT Immune From Wrongful Termination Suit: 5th Circ.

Law360, New York (December 20, 2011, 10:32 PM EST) -- The Fifth Circuit on Tuesday upheld a lower court's dismissal of a suit by a former University of Texas medical center employee who claimed he was wrongly fired after he refused to violate the institution's security policies, finding the university was immune from suit as a state agency.

In a per curiam opinion, the Fifth Circuit panel found that the 11th Amendment immunized the university from suits to which it did not consent, affirming a Texas federal court's decision to toss claims by Ray P. Lewis...
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