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University of Miami Did Not Discriminate Against Lower-Paid Woman Professor According to Jury

The University of Miami did not discriminate against a professor, despite paying her far less than a male professor in the same department, a jury decided in a closely watched federal lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

After a five-day trial in Miami this month, the jury found that the university had not violated the Equal Pay Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as the EEOC had charged. The federal agency had filed the suit in 2019 on behalf of political science professor Louise Davidson-Schmich after evidence showed that another poli-sci professor with similar experience, Gregory Koger, was paid about $30,000 more per year.

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