5th Circ. Restores Worker's Jury Win In Retaliation Suit

Law360, New York (December 5, 2017, 8:44 PM EST) -- A Fifth Circuit panel told a lower court Monday to reinstate a $107,100 jury verdict in favor of a former Jackson State University employee who said he was fired after testifying in support of a coworker's sexual harassment claims to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

The panel reversed a district court’s judgment as a matter of law in favor of Jackson State in Fred Robinson’s Title VII and First Amendment retaliation lawsuit against the university and its former Athletic Director Vivian Fuller. Even though a...
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Case Title

Frederick Robinson v. Jackson State University, et al


Case Number

16-60760

Court

Appellate - 5th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3440 Other Civil Rights

Date Filed

November 14, 2016

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