Michael v. Dipompo, Plaintiff-appellant, v. West Point Military Academy; Chief Administrative Officersof West Point Military Academy, in Individual and Officialcapacities, Whose Names Are Unknown; George Diaz, in Hisindividual and Official Capacities; Edward O'connell, Inhis Individual and Official Capacities; Michael Heller, Inhis Individual and Official Capacities; Anthony Ferraiulo,in His Individual and Official Capacities; Dr. Johnfrancis, in His Individual and Official Capacities,defendants-appellees, 960 F.2d 326 (2d Cir. 1992)

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US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit - 960 F.2d 326 (2d Cir. 1992) Argued March 26, 1992. Decided April 6, 1992

Kipp Elliott Watson, New York City, for plaintiff-appellant.

Gideon A. Schor, Asst. U.S. Atty., New York City (Otto G. Obermaier, U.S. Atty., Gabriel W. Gorenstein, Asst. U.S. Atty., on the brief), for defendants-appellees.

Before: LUMBARD, NEWMAN, and CARDAMONE, Circuit Judges.

JON O. NEWMAN, Circuit Judge:


Michael V. DiPompo appeals from the August 19, 1991, judgment of the District Court for the Southern District of New York (Michael B. Mukasey, Judge) dismissing on the merits after a bench trial his suit under section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 791 (1988). DiPompo, a firefighter who suffers from dyslexia, alleged that he was unlawfully rejected for employment as a structural firefighter at the United States Military Academy, West Point.

We affirm the judgment of the District Court on the well-reasoned opinion of Judge Mukasey. DiPompo v. West Point Military Academy, 770 F. Supp. 887 (S.D.N.Y. 1991).