Firing Ruled Too Harsh in Teacher Drug Case

, New York Law Journal


Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Manuel Mendez set aside an arbitrator's termination decision against Damian Esteban, a tenured teacher who created a spurt of news stories after he was found with bags of heroin when trying to enter Manhattan Supreme Court, where he was serving on jury duty.

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  • aliceannbelmontegates

    Termination was not too harsh in his official capacity around children and serving PUBLIC Education either that or more self Policing Frauds and Violence at Schools!!. SCHOOLS ARE NO DRUG ZONES that Are prosecuted to the Fullest Extent and Removal is LAW with NO!!!! exceptions being and been Forewarned No Exceptions of JOB CERTIFICATIONS AND JOB REQUIREMENTS is ABUSE TOO THE CHILDREN OF ADULT SUPERVISIONS AND RESPONSABILITIES OF CHILDREN!!! where parents expectations that their children are in a safe controlled educational environment as the Schools expect of Parents as well!!!!!

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