October 10, 2018

California court rules fired seminary dean’s breach of contract claim can proceed

Part of an appeal filed by a dean of a seminary at a California university over her second termination from the institution has been revived by an appellate court.

The 3rd District Court of Appeal of California reversed the summary judgment from the Shasta County Superior Court ruling regarding the plaintiff’s breach of contract claim. Justice Cole Blease determined that the trial court erred when it applied the ministerial exception to all of plaintiff Sarah Sumner’s claims against Simpson University, et al. The rest of the ruling was upheld. 

Read the source article at Legal Newsline

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