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Jury Awards $400K to Fired Clark Atlanta University Professor

Daily Report ArticleA Fulton County jury awarded $300,000 in damages and $105,000 in attorney fees to a tenured Clark Atlanta University professor who was one of 54 faculty members let go in 2009 during what the college termed an “enrollment emergency” of plummeting student admissions.

The defense turned down an offer to settle the case for $150,000 early in the litigation, said Patrick McKee of Newnan’s McKee & Mitchell, who represents the plaintiff.

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