- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Thursday unanimously rejected a lawsuit filed against Yale University by South Korea's Dongguk University.
- In the lawsuit, Dongguk alleged its reputation was damaged due to Yale's mistaken confirmation that art history professor Shin Jeong-ah earned a doctorate there.
- Dongguk originally filed the suit in 2008, and it was previously thrown out by a federal judge in 2012.
From the article:
... Dongguk University hired the professor, Shin Jeong-ah, but it later came to light that she had forged her credentials, and the case became the subject of intense scrutiny in the South Korean news media. Dongguk sued Yale in 2008, asserting that the incident damaged its reputation and cost it millions of dollars. ...