Mullins v. Pine Manor College, Court Case

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Full Title:

Mullins v. Pine Manor College, 389 Mass. 47


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The plaintiff, a female student at Pine Manor College (college), was raped on campus by an unidentified assailant who was never apprehended. She commenced this action against the college and its vice president for operations, William P. Person, to recover damages for injuries suffered. The case was tried before a jury in the Superior Court. The jury returned verdicts against the college and Person in the amount of $175,000. Pursuant to G.L.c. 231, ยง 85K, the trial judge reduced the amount of the judgment against the college to $20,000. The college and Person appeal from the denial of their motions for directed verdicts and for judgments notwithstanding the verdicts. We granted their applications for direct appellate review. We affirm the judgments.

Source Citation:

Mullins v. Pine Manor College. 1983. 449 NE 2d 331. (Mass. 1983).

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N/A. 1982. "Mullins v. Pine Manor College, Court Case." History of Higher Education.