James Maas

Prof. James Maas

“THE CASE READS LIKE A TWISTED VERSION OF THE SALEM WITCH TRIALS, ONLY THIS TIME THE ‘WITCH’ IS A PROFESSOR AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY AND HIS ACCUSERS ARE FORMER STUDENTS EGGED ON BY SOME MEMBERS OF THE WOMEN’S STUDIES PROGRAM.”
LINDA CHAVEZ, USA TODAY

CIR contested, on contractual and other grounds, a private university’s sanctions against a senior professor over ill-founded sexual harassment charges.

To learn more about the episode(s) that gave rise to the case and read a full account of the investigation of Prof. Maas that ensued, click to read the Special Docket Report  that CIR released in August, 1995.

 

Case Status: Loss. N.Y. Court of Appeals upheld lower court dismissal of case.





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