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Former Pitt professor wins appeal in federal ethnic discrimination lawsuit

Former Pitt professor wins appeal in federal ethnic discrimination lawsuit

By Erica Guthrie, Senior Staff Writer

June 19, 2019

A federal appeals court judge ruled on June 11 in favor of a former Pitt professor who filed an ethnic discrimination lawsuit against the University after being fired over allegedly directing death threats at a colleague several years ago.

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