December 3, 2013
A Graduate Student Left to 'Die on the Vine' Finally Gets Her Day in Court
Photo by Alison Yin for The Chronicle
Monica A. Emeldi hopes the lawsuit she has brought against the University of Oregon helps to empower graduate students when their relationships with professors go bad.
Her lawsuit, Emeldi v. University of Oregon, centers on issues at the heart of those relationships. And the case—which went to trial on Monday in the U.S. District Court in Eugene, Ore.—is being watched nationally because it seeks to apply Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, a federal