Judge Carl J. Schuman has deflated Yale University's bid to use the state Supreme Court's Nieman decision to retroactively wipe out three radiologists' free speech claims. In the Nieman case, the justices denied a professor the grounds to sue in court over denial of tenure, because she'd failed to exhaust remedies in the Yale employee handbook. Schuman concluded in his Nov. 22 ruling that, although Nieman had to be recognized, it was not the savior Yale desired.
Yale Doctors Survive Legal Trump Card
The Connecticut Law Tribune
December 23, 2004