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2nd Circ. Won't Revive Rochester Univ. Race Bias Suit

Law360 (May 30, 2018, 8:49 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit refused Wednesday to revive a lawsuit accusing the University of Rochester of racially discriminating against an employee fired for allegedly harassing co-workers, finding the school was within its rights to cite the worker's history of bad behavior in support of axing him. 

The appellate court issued a five-page summary decision denying Mark Canady's bid to upend a New York federal court order from May 2017, saying that Canady, a former worker at the university's Strong Memorial Hospital, failed to plausibly suggest an alternative reason for...
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Case Title

Canady v. Strong Memorial Hospital


Case Number

17-1952

Court

Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3442 CIVIL RIGHTS-Jobs

Date Filed

June 20, 2017

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