A public school principal cannot be compelled to testify in a disciplinary proceeding before the Special Commissioner of Investigation, a unanimous Appellate Division, First Department, panel ruled Thursday. Justice Helen Freedman (See Profile) wrote in Condon v. Sabater, 401175/12, that the state’s Education Law protects Department of Education employees from having to testify in disciplinary proceedings against their will. She was joined by Justices Peter Tom (See Profile), Rolando Acosta (See Profile) and David Saxe (See Profile).
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