Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Second Circuit: Carol Leitner v. Westchester Community College, et al.

While the SUNY system is an arm of the state, and therefore subject to 11th Amendment protections of Sovereign Immunity, the local community colleges that compose it are not sufficiently controlled and funded by the state to qualify for the immunity.

Carol Leitner v. Westchester Community College, et al.  
Compiled by D.E. Frydrychowski, who is, not incidentally, not giving you legal advice.

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