NJ Judge Still Won't Boot Widener Law Job Data Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 8:35 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Friday declined to reconsider his decision not to dismiss a proposed class action alleging Widener University School of Law inflated its postgraduate employment statistics to recruit students, reasserting that the plaintiffs had pled an ascertainable loss.

U.S. Senior District Judge William H. Walls denied Widener’s motion for reconsideration of his March 20 decision denying its motion to dismiss the suit launched by eight Widener Law alumni claiming they were duped into enrolling, and paying high tuition, by Widener’s misleading employment...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

HARNISH et al v. WIDENER UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-00608

Court

New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud

Judge

William H. Walls

Date Filed

February 1, 2012

Law Firms

Companies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.