December 16th, 2015 | by CollegeAD

The representation for a former manager of Auburn’s Tigers Unlimited ticket service has until Monday to show cause for filling a wrongful termination suit against the school’s athletic department in October, must show cause for filing the suit by Monday. The defendants in the suit, which included Auburn University; the Auburn Board of Trustees; university president Jay Gogue; athletic director Jay Jacobs; Auburn athletics COO David Benedict; executive associate athletic director Rich McGlynn; and associate Vice President Kevin Robinson, filed a motion to dismiss Davis’ suit on Nov. 25. U.S. Magistrate Judge Charles Coody issued the order on Nov. 30 that Davis’ representation must respond to the defendants’ motion to dismiss, which cites the 11th Amendment in the United States Constitution allowing for “immunity to state universities and their boards of trustees…particularly in employee termination cases where no ongoing violation of federal law can be established.” -Matthew Stevens, Montgomery AdvertiserRead More

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