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By Tim Leeds 

Supreme Court rules in favor of Bachmeier in harassment, retaliation case


Last updated 2/5/2021 at 12:01pm

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Montana State University Dean of Extended University Randy Bachmeier listens June 19, 2014, during a Human RIghts Commission hearing in Helena. The Monana Supreme Court this week awarded Bachmeier more than $460,000 on allegations of being sexually harassed by then-Provost Roslyn Templeton and retaliation by Templeton and the university for complaining about harassment.

The Montana Supreme Court issued an opinion this week affirming previous decisions and awarding more than $460,000 in damages and legal fees to a Montana State University-Northern dean in a case where Randy Bachmeier alleged he was sexually harassed by a university provost and then retaliated against when he complained about the harassment.

"This case has gone on seven long years," John Heenan, Bachmeier's attorney, said in a statement provided to Havre Daily News. "We are glad that it is finally over. We are glad that Randy has finally been vindicated and justice served. And we are glad...

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