No. 19-40740.

989 F.3d 291 (2021)

Lily F. TERCERO, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE DISTRICT, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Filed February 24, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Don Cruse , Law Office of Don Cruse, Austin, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Eduardo G. Garza , Esparza & Garza, L.L.P., Brownsville, TX, Jonathan Griffin Brush , Rogers, Morris & Grover, L.L.P., Houston, TX for Defendant-Appellee.

Before King, Graves, and Oldham, Circuit Judges.

Dr. Lily Tercero brought procedural due-process and breach-of-contract claims against Texas Southmost College ("TSC") relating to her termination. She won at trial. But the trial court subsequently vacated the jury's verdict on her breach-of-contract claims and reduced the damages award for her procedural due...

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