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Pierre Calabria

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Assistant Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities
Specific Discipline: Music
Outcome Year: 1997
Outcome Category: No Longer Employed (includes Fired and Contract Non-renewal); Jury / Judge Finding - Civil Case
Quote: "trial court judgment entered, on a jury verdict, in favor of plaintiff with regard to her claim of hostile environment sexual harassment "

"On May 1, 1998, a letter was sent to Calabria informing him that for the 1998-1999 academic year he would have no teaching assignments and no office space. "

jury found defendant not liable for quid pro quo sexual harassment, liable for hostile
environment sexual harassment, and found damages in the amount of $250,000. Subsequently,
plaintiff filed a motion for an award of attorneys’ fees and costs pursuant to MCL 37.2802. The trial court entered an opinion and order granting plaintiff’s motion for costs and attorney fees in the amount of $184,656.25 for attorney fees and $12,563 for costs. "
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