NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A wrongful termination trial that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court has been drawing to a close in district court in Nashville.
Former Metro Schools employee Vicky Crawford contended she was fired in 2003, after more than 30 years with the district, because she cooperated in a sexual harassment investigation of the employee relations director.
Attorneys for the city claimed Crawford was fired for poor performance.
Crawford's suit was initially dismissed by a federal judge. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld that dismissal but last January, the U.S. Supreme Court voted to reverse that decision.
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