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Rush v. Perryman, No. 08-3148

By FindLaw Staff on September 03, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In former college president's action against the college's Board of Trustees alleging violation of his state and federal statutory and constitutional rights, denial of defendant's motion for qualified immunity is affirmed where plaintiff's employment was terminated in an open session of the Board for alleged misconduct including dishonesty - an accepted stigmatizing charge - and thus, plaintiff sufficiently demonstrated a violation of his clearly established due process right to a post-termination name-clearing hearing. 

Read Rush v. Perryman, No. 08-3148

Appellate Information

Submitted: March 12, 2009

Filed: September 3, 2009


Opinion by Smith, Circuit Judge

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