Law Students

Lawsuit Filed Against Case Western Reserve Law School Settled
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

15366034-mmmain

A lawsuit filed against Case Western Reserve University Law School by a law professor has been settled, according to a release from the Chandra Law Firm and The Plain Dealer.

An announcement was posted online by the law firm, which represented Raymond Ku in the lawsuit. The terms of the settlement were not disclosed. Ku claims he was retaliated against when he reported former Law School Dean Lawrence Mitchell possibly sexually harassed women.

  
What
Where


Ku will become the new director of the law school’s Center for Cyberspace Law & Policy.

The joint statement, which quoted mediator Michael N. Ungar, said, “In my opinion, Professor Ku acted in the best interests of students, staff, and faculty. Likewise, in my opinion, the University has also acted in the best interests of the law school and all members of the school community.”

Ungar continued: “This has been a hard case, but everyone involved focused on finding a solution that would further the success and momentum of the law school. While the university and Professor Ku had significant differences regarding this matter, their sincere desire to act in the school’s best interests prevailed. I commend them all for their diligence, integrity, and willingness to look beyond individual disagreements and embrace collaboration toward a common goal. As is typical in these types of situations, the details of the resolution are confidential.”

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




The lawsuit filed by Ku named Mitchell and the school as defendants. Ku said he talked to the school’s provost, vice president for diversity and faculty diversity officer about Mitchell’s actions.

The school said that no retaliation occurred and the lawsuit had inaccuracies in it. Mitchell was hired in 2011, but since stepped down from the post after being placed on administrative leave in November. 



Ku has been a tenured professor at the law school since 2003. Mitchell will remain with the law school as a faculty member, but will be on sabbatical this year. 



 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Litigation/Law and Motion Associate Attorney

USA-CA-Woodland Hills

Woodland Hills office of our client seeks litigation/law and motion associate attorney with preferab...

Apply Now

Commercial Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-CA-Redwood City

Redwood City office of our client seeks commercial litigation associate attorney with 3-5 years of e...

Apply Now

Immigration Law Associate Attorney

USA-OH-Columbus

Columbus office of our client seeks immigration law associate attorney with 3+ years of experience. ...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Entry Level Licensed Florida Lawyer

USA-FL-Santa Rosa Beach

Entry level licensed Florida lawyer wanted for Santa Rosa Beach office of an Atlanta law firm. ...

Apply now

Paralegal | Orange County

USA-CA-Costa Mesa

Our Orange County, CA office is seeking a highly motivated Paralegal with great organizational skill...

Apply now

Legal Secretary | Orange County

USA-CA-Costa Mesa

Our Orange County, CA office is seeking a highly motivated Litigation Secretary, with great organiza...

Apply now

Civil Litigation Associate | Orange County, CA

USA-CA-Costa Mesa

Our Orange County, CA office is seeking two highly driven Associates, with 3-5 years of commercial l...

Apply now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top