By Vin Gurrieri (August 24, 2017, 4:36 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit ruled Wednesday that a trial court correctly awarded Tulane University summary judgment over discrimination claims brought by a biology professor after she was denied tenure, saying she failed to present a legitimate reason for why her attorney didn't properly file an opposition brief.
A three-judge panel upheld a decision by U.S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier granting summary judgment to the entity that operates Tulane — the Administrators of Tulane Educational Fund — over claims brought by Nandini Vasudevan that she was discriminated against when the school didn't give her tenure, which the school said was due to...
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