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A former University of North Dakota Law School student is filing a civil lawsuit against the school, accusing it of wrongfully dismissing him from the Juris  Doctor program.

Summary: A former University of North Dakota Law School student is filing a civil lawsuit against the school, accusing it of wrongfully dismissing him from the Juris Doctor program.

According to WDAZ.com, a lawsuit has been filed against the University of North Dakota Law School, the university president, and four law school employees. The suit was filed by Garet Bradford, a 46-year-old who argues he was not granted due process and was discriminated against because of his age. He also adds that his freedom of speech was limited before he was kicked out of the school last month.

  
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A lawsuit over the ability to fire tenured professors at the William Mitchell School of Law was dropped last month.

On May 13, Bradford was notified via email that he was being dismissed from the law school. Apparently, the school summoned Bradford around the start of his second semester at the law school to discuss issues with his application. Bradford had been accepted to the school eight months earlier.

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In the complaint, Bradford alleges that he tried to work things out with his professors and administrators, including Professor Steven Morrison, UND President Robert Kelley, Dean Kathryn Rand, and Assistant Dean Bradley Parrish. The lawsuit was amended on June 9 to add Professor James Grijalva as a defendant. Bradford contends that he appealed a quiz grade from Grijalva in February, before his application was questioned. He was told that he lacked character and that his tone was negative.

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Additionally, the complaint accuses UND professor Kirsten Dauphinais of telling Bradford, “Every professor has an issue with you.”

Bradford seeks unspecified monetary damages and attorney fees. Additionally, he has filed a restraining order against several officials at UND and the law school.

After Bradford was dismissed from the school, he had a meeting with Provost Thomas DiLorenzo. According to the complaint, Parrish accused Bradford of “going over his head.”

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The case is “in limbo,” according to Bradford, until a judge signs it. If the suit does proceed, Bradford said that he will be able to seek “extensive” repayment in damages, although the final amount of any damages would be up to a jury. Bradford remarked, “I wouldn’t be doing this for a cup of coffee.”

The lawsuit further alleges that Bradford suffered defamation, emotional distress, and that the UND Law School breached its contract.

Source: WDAZ

Photo credit: law.und.edu



 

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