Supreme Court rules in favour of UCC professor

“The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a UCC professor who has been trying to stop the university from conducting a disciplinary hearing into alleged misconduct by him. It arises out of claims that Professor Connell Fanning grabbed a female member of the college staff by the throat during a heated exchange in the car park. He had claimed that UCC had put pressure on the employee to pursue the claim …” (more)

[Independent, 28 October]

(The Supreme Court judgment is available from the Courts Service website.)

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