Former North Dakota Attorney General Nicholas Spaeth has sued Georgetown Law School claiming age discrimination in a failure-to-hire case.  Spaeth sought employment in legal academia at a faculty recruitment conference in 2010.  He claims that Georgetown's emphasis on hiring "young scholars" and "young cohorts" indicates that age discrimination was a factor in the school's failure to hire him. Georgetown argues that "young" really just means "new." 

Source: Legal Times

When was the last time an employer said we've got to get some new people in here and then went out and hired a group of 50+ year olds? "Young" almost always means that: young.  

Lexington, Kentucky discrimination lawyer Robert Abell represents individuals and employees in age discrimination cases; contact him at 859-254-7076.

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