3/29/07

Yeshiva U sued for $100,000,000 in anti-gay discrimination suit

It's a darn good thing that YU has a lawyer for a president.

Precedent Setting Discrimination Lawsuit Seeks to Protect Gay Student Victim Against Civil Rights Violations

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A $100,000,000 lawsuit recently filed against Yeshiva University, alleges anti-gay discrimination at the highest echelons of America's educational system. The case Padiyar v. Yeshiva, was filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York.

New York, NY (PRWEB) March 29, 2007 - A $100,000,000 lawsuit recently filed against Yeshiva University and its internationally-noted medical school, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, alleges anti-gay discrimination at the highest echelons of America's educational system. The case Padiyar v. Yeshiva, was filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York.

Jeevan Padiyar, a published scholar with several academic honors, filed the suit against Yeshiva University for allegedly discriminating against him solely on the basis of his sexual orientation...

1 comment:

Bryce said...

Kind of steep.
This woman was awarded a mere $500,000 in a discrimination lawsuit:

http://www.newsday.com/news/local/longisland/
ny-limode0322,0,7355149.story?track=rss