NJIT Exits Telecom Contract Row As New Defendant Emerges

Law360, New York (April 12, 2013, 6:36 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Institute of Technology was dismissed Friday from a lawsuit over the award of a lucrative telecommunications contract impacting numerous schools in the state, but a technology consortium of academic and research institutions seems poised to be named as a defendant in its place.

Business Automation Technologies, which does business as Data Network Solutions, accused NJIT of violating public bidding laws by handing the contract to Broadview Networks Inc. That company wasn't the lowest responsible bidder and it received an unfair advantage from affiliate...
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