In the News July 21, 2022
Law360 | 11th Circ. Hints Case over Doctoral Degrees Could Proceed
Derin Dickerson and Caroline Strumph are noted for representing Grand Canyon University in a contract breach lawsuit against a former doctoral student before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and Dickerson is quoted.
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