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Gilbert, President, East Stroudsburg University v. Homar

Docket No.: 96-651
Argued: March 24, 1997
Decided: June 9, 1997

Topics:

Due Process, Due Process, Due Process, Fourteenth Amendment, probable cause

PartyNames: James E. GILBERT, President, East Stroudsburg University, et al., Petitioners, v. Richard HOMAR.
Petitioner: Gilbert, President, East Stroudsburg University, et al.
Respondent: Hamar

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT
Citation: 89 F.3d 1009
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Gilbert, President, East Stroudsburg University, et al.
v.
Hamar
520 U.S. 924 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 1807138 L.Ed.2d 120 (520 U.S.
Question:

Does a state institution violate the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment by suspending a tenured employee without pay before holding a hearing in which the employee can voice objections?

Gilbert, President, East Stroudsburg University v. Homar
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 24, 1997

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Gilbert, President, East Stroudsburg University, 0 vote(s) against

Gilbert, President, East Stroudsburg University v. Homar
Case Documents

1Opinion in Gilbert, President, East Stroudsburg University v. Homar
2Opinion in Gilbert, President, East Stroudsburg University v. Homar
Additional documents for this case are pending review.