NJ Appeals Court Boots Ex-University Official's Bias Suit

Law360, New York (August 20, 2013, 8:37 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appeals court declined Tuesday to revive a suit against the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey filed by a former affirmative action compliance worker who claimed he wasn't rehired following the elimination of his department because he's black.

A two-judge Appellate Division panel affirmed a trial court's dismissal with prejudice of the suit brought by Aaron Sanders, formerly an affirmative action manager at UMDNJ, whose complaint was booted in the summary judgment phase when he produced inadequate proof that the school's...
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