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Prof sues over Muslim tiff
by Charles Wilson
A Purdue University political science professor has sued officials and other professors at the school's campus in northwest Indiana for the treatment he received after he posted criticism of Muslims on Facebook.
Maurice Eisenstein claims in the suit that Purdue-Calumet officials violated his rights of freedom of speech and religion by subjecting him to a disciplinary investigation which eventually yielded mixed results.
The lawsuit filed May 10 in a Lake County court says Eisenstein was cleared of the initial allegation that he had violated the school's policy against discrimination and harassment, but officials reprimanded him for what they considered retaliation against the two professors who filed the complaints.
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