Baylor's accidental doc dump provides grist for bias suit

, The National Law Journal


Baylor University School of Law garnered some unwanted attention in April when an administrator accidentally emailed a spreadsheet containing names, undergraduate grade-point averages, Law School Admission Test scores and scholarship awards to about 400 admitted students.

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  • Lulaine

    This is a really troubling lawsuit because without those documents there really isn't a way to figure out what really happened. The act happened so long ago that bias will have huge problem being applied.The time period has to be involved as well and possibly the general attitudes of the time. In a complicated situation with grades, academia things can get messy very quickly.

  • Carol

    Pretty much everyone is going to be working far longer than 65 so I'd say he has many years to go and koodos to him for starting a new chapter in his life. Also, jdx, you do not know if maybe he spent all of his money caring for an ill family member so don't be so quick to judge who needs a scholarship.

  • J777

    Oh, I don't know. As an "older person" who went to law school late, I think Baylor's wrong. Older people have a lot of useful experience to bring to the practice of law that younger people just don't have. And you have to realize -- Baylor didn't just not give him the scholarship, they denied him entry.

  • jdx

    What a greedy, selfish loser! After 30 years in employment he wants to take a scholarship away from some deserving youngster who has had no opportunity of earning the cost of further tuition. He is at the end of his useful, working life - and should have learned a few lessons of fairness along the way.

  • Seeking commonsense

    This lawsuit is silly.

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