Ninth Circuit Court hears appeal in Freyd’s gender discrimination case

Three years ago, professor Jennifer Freyd sued the University of Oregon for violating federal law by paying her less than her male colleagues in the Psychology Department. In May 2019, a federal judge granted the University’s request to dismiss the case without trial.

Freyd’s request for a jury trial was heard recently by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. You can read the full update on the case in this week’s Eugene Weekly:

The hearing itself lasted 44 minutes. As an additional sign of the times, the hearing was held on Zoom and broadcast on YouTube. The recording can be viewed here:

Additional information about the case, including links to the two amicus briefs (one from AAUP and the other a group of civil rights organizations), can be found here:
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