On Friday a federal court jury in Jackson rendered a total verdict of $107,100 in Robinson v. JSU and Fuller. 

The plaintiff Fredrick Robinson was the Director of Sports Medicine at Jackson State. He claimed that the Athletic Director (Dr. Vivian Fuller) fired him in retaliation for participating in an EEOC investigation against Fuller. That

On December 3, 2013 a federal court jury in Jackson rendered a $182,000 verdict in Taylor v. Jackson State University. Here is the Clarion-Ledger’s article on the verdict.

The article states:

Taylor’s equity complaint stemmed from the university’s decision to prevent her from attending the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association convention in March 2011. 


On August 12, 2011 a federal court jury in the Northern District rendered a $578,500 verdict against Boyd Tunica, Inc. d/b/a Sam’s Town Hotel & Gaming Hall in an employment discrimination case. Here is the Jury’s verdict. Here is a Clarion-Ledger article on the verdict.

The jury awarded the following damages:

  • $102,000: back

On the heels of Saturday’s lackluster loss to Alcorn State in football Jackson State suffered another defeat today when a federal court jury in Jackson awarded LaVerne Gentry $100,000 in her lawsuit against J.S.U. for discrimination and retaliation. Here is the Clarion-Ledger’s article. Here is the Ledger’s article from last week when the trial started, which