U.S. Appeals Court Allows Sex-Bias Case Against LSU to Proceed

[Updated (5/22/2013, 11:59 a.m.) with LSU's response to the ruling.]

A federal appeals court has overturned a lower court's decision to dismiss a case of alleged gender discrimination and retaliation against Louisiana State University for failing to consider a woman for the position of chief of police at the Baton Rouge university.

A unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit