A former college instructor may proceed with a claim that he was denied tenure because school administrators disapproved of his conservative politics and support for President George W. Bush, and not because of deficiencies as an educator, a federal judge has ruled. Michael Filozof contends the tenure track he was on as a political science instructor at a community college was suddenly derailed in 2003, during a period of hot debate among students and faculty over the ramp-up to the war in Iraq.
Conservative's Suit Over Denial of Tenure Allowed to Proceed
New York Law Journal
October 30, 2008