Professor's Suit Against NYU Survives Dismissal Bid

Law360, New York (August 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal court in Manhattan has rejected New York University's bid to pare down the allegations leveled in a gender discrimination suit brought by an accounting professor who claimed she was repeatedly propositioned for sex by a senior faculty member while being considered for tenure.

U.S. District Judge Robert L. Carter signed off on an opinion and order Thursday denying NYU's May 3 motion to dismiss.

NYU urged the court to dismiss certain allegations in support of gender discrimination and retaliation claims that it said were...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.