Princeton University sued by student after attempted suicide

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

A student at Princeton University has filed a lawsuit against the university and seven administrators, alleging that they discriminated against him when they reacted to a suicide attempt in his dorm room, according to The Daily Princetonian.

Currently a 20-year-old sophomore who had been diagnosed with major depressive disorder and type II bipolar disorder, the student filed the suit on March 25, according to The Daily Princetonian.

The complaint identifies the student using the pseudonym “W.P.” According to the report, the plaintiff requested anonymity in the case to avoid public stigma and emotional distress over the potential publication of his medical records.

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