A judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by Journalism School professor Sylvia Nasar that alleged that the University owed her more than $900,000 from a compensation package on Thursday.
The family of Ronald O. Perelman, one of Manhattanville’s largest donors, is engaged in some multimillion dollar courtroom drama.
A lawsuit accusing Columbia of involuntarily committing a student to St. Luke's Hospital for 30 days after he called his Spanish teacher a ‘bitch’ has been dismissed—but the student plans to re-file the suit.
Rep. Charles Rangel is aiming to overturn his 2010 censure by filing a lawsuit against members of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ethics, claiming they suppressed evidence that led to his censure.
City Council member Robert Jackson is suing the city and Fairway Market after his wife was injured in a fall at the store’s Manhattanville location in 2010.
Salmen Loksen, Moshe Friedman, and Bruce Emmer, former employees of the CUMC Radiation Safety Office, allege that they were fired because of religious and age discrimination, and are suing the University.
After cursing at a professor during a Spanish final, former Columbia-Juilliard student Oren Ungerleider was involuntarily committed to St. Luke’s Hospital and kept there against his will for 30 days, according to a lawsuit he filed against the University this month.
In its response, Columbia denied most of Ph.D. student Alberto Leguina’s harassment and wrongful termination claim, as both sides prepare for a trial scheduled to begin no later than March.
Medicine Ph.D. student Alberto Leguina is filing a lawsuit claiming the University mishandled his complaints of sexual harassment by his lab supervisor, and unfairly fired him in June.
An organization is suing the Italian Academy, claiming it has abandoned its original mission and asking it to honor its original agreement to promoting Italian studies.
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