A judge is blocking fired Ohio State band director Jon Waters from questioning school athletic director Gene Smith and a U.S. Department of Education civil-rights attorney in his lawsuit alleging gender discrimination after being fired for ignoring a sexualized band culture.
A federal district judge is intervening in the evidence-gathering process in the gender-discrimination claim of Ohio State University's fired marching band director because of the "discouraging" behavior of the lawyers.
A federal district judge has denied fired Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters broad access to the board of trustees' records he claimed could help prove his gender discrimination lawsuit.
Fired Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters says the board of trustees was directly involved in his dismissal and is asking his legal review be broadened to include other employment actions by board members.
A federal district judge has scheduled a March 5 hearing in Columbus to consider Ohio State University's request that former marching band director Jon Waters' wrongful termination lawsuit be dismissed.