Tenured Professor Fired for Blogging Moves For Summary Judgment Against Florida Atlantic University

In 2016, Florida Atlantic University (“FAU”) terminated a tenured faculty member in retaliation for his widely publicized questioning of the Sandy Hook Elementary “massacre” on his personal blog. This week we moved for summary judgment against the University on behalf of the censored professor, in what may very well be the

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Federal Judge Orders FAU to Answer Civil Rights Complaint

February 21, 2017, Fort Pierce, Florida — A U.S. District Court Judge has denied the Motion to Dismiss filed by Florida Atlantic University (“FAU”), and their faculty union. Defendants sought to dismiss 3 of 6 counts within the civil rights suit filed by former FAU Professor James Tracy. Defendants must file Answers within

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Censored Professor Amends Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Florida Atlantic University and Faculty Union

December 28, 2016, Boca Raton, Florida –Former FAU Professor James Tracy, who was terminated from his tenured faculty position in January 2016 in retaliation for his personal blogging, has amended his federal lawsuit following a federal court ruling dismissing part of his lawsuit, including his due process claims and state law

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Federal Court Grants Professor Tracy Leave to Amend Complaint

August 18, 2016, West Palm Beach, Florida – A federal district court has granted former Florida Atlantic University Professor James Tracy permission to amend his civil rights lawsuit. Professor Tracy’s Amended Complaint removes twelve (12) individual defendants named in the original Complaint, all trustees or former trustees of the Defendant University’s Board of Trustees, who

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