The University settled the case with the Boston College student-athlete who sued BC over his suspension for an alleged sexual assault in June of 2019, according to court documents filed on Sept. 23.
The First Circuit ruled that the judge’s August decision to stay Doe’s suspension was based too heavily on theoretical changes in Massachusetts law.
Many of the issues raised in Doe’s demand for a jury trial also appeared in his request for preliminary injunction earlier this year.
Judge Denise Casper told jurors to consider only whether administrators improperly interfered with the disciplinary hearing panel.
The ruling could prove to be an advantage for BC, though it potentially clashes with a decision made by the First Circuit Court of Appeals when it remanded the case back to district court.
An unnamed Boston College alumnus and his parents got a judgment vacated by the First Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday that had previously granted summary judgment in favor of the University in regards to a lawsuit brought by the alumnus. The alumnus was originally suspended for three semesters over a sexual assault allegation while…