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Victory: North Carolina Supreme Court rules tenure repeal unconstitutional

Today, the North Carolina Supreme Court unanimously held that the General Assembly’s 2013 repeal of teacher tenure violated teachers’ rights under the United States Constitution. The ruling restores the rights of teachers who earned tenure before… Read More
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Narendra appears before the Court of Appeals, arguing tenure repeal unconstitutional

Yesterday, Patterson Harkavy attorney Narendra Ghosh appeared before the North Carolina Court of Appeals, arguing that the General Assembly’s 2013 repeal of teacher tenure violated teachers’ rights under the North Carolina Constitution an… Read More
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Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional

Yesterday, Judge Hobgood issued an order putting into effect his prior ruling enjoining the repeal of teacher tenure in North Carolina. The ruling rolls back the General Assembly’s attempt to retroactively eliminate public school teachers’ employ… Read More
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Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional

At 11 am this morning, Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood sided with Patterson Harkavy’s attorneys and ruled that legislation stripping teachers of their vested employment rights violated the North Carolina and the United States Constitutions. For… Read More
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Burton and Narendra move for summary judgment in lawsuit challenging the elimination of teacher tenure

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Patterson Harkavy Challenges Constitutionality of Legislation Stripping Teachers of their Employment Rights

Burton Craige and Narendra Ghosh filed suit yesterday against the State of North Carolina, challenging a recently-enacted law eliminating employment protections for experienced public school teachers. Burton and Narendra represent the North Carolina… Read More
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