Sadid v. Idaho State University

Former engineering professor Plaintiff Habib Sadid appealed the grant of summary judgment in favor of his former employer Defendant Idaho State University which dismissed his retaliation claim. Plaintiff alleged the University retaliated against him because of his comments criticizing the administration that had been published in a local newspaper over several years and that the University had breached his employment contract. Upon review careful review of the issues Plaintiff raised in his appellate brief, the Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court dismissing the amended complaint. The Court vacated the denial of attorney fees to the University and remanded this case for consideration of its request for attorney fees in defending against the breach of employment contract claim.