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: