Judge Denies Columbia Prof's Bid To Postpone Tenure Vote

By Kelly Knaub (April 13, 2016, 3:40 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Monday denied a bid to postpone a tenure vote by a Columbia University professor who sued the institution for $20 million alleging it retaliated against her for reporting sexual harassment by a senior colleague, saying she failed to show irreparable harm.

U.S. District Judge Ronnie Abrams of New York's Southern District did not rule on the merits of the case, but she refused to grant a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction filed by Enrichetta Ravina, who had asked the court to stop a vote scheduled for Tuesday that was expected to...

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