Ex-Berkeley Law Dean Sues School Over Discipline Bias

Law360, Los Angeles (September 15, 2016, 10:19 PM EDT) -- The former dean of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law lodged a discrimination suit in California federal court on Thursday accusing the school’s leadership of heaping extra punishment on him in a sexual harassment disciplinary proceeding while letting white offenders off the hook.

Sujit Choudhry says he agreed to a settlement in a disciplinary case over hugging his then-assistant in July 2015, assenting to a pay cut and sexual harassment training for conduct that he says was innocent. He had occasionally hugged assistant Tyann...
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Case Title

Choudhry v. Regents of the University of California et al


Case Number

3:16-cv-05281

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

Richard Seeborg

Date Filed

September 15, 2016

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