Notice: This Summary Order May Not Be Cited As Precedential Authority, but May Be Called to the Attention of the Court in a Subsequent Stage of This Case, in a Related Case, or in Any Case for Purposes of Collateral Estoppel or Res Judicata. See Second Circuit Rule 0.23.lee Ann Betz, Plaintiff-appellant, v. Memorial Sloan-kettering Cancer Center, Defendant-appellee, 108 F.3d 329 (2d Cir. 1997)

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US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit - 108 F.3d 329 (2d Cir. 1997) Feb. 27, 1997

APPEARING FOR APPELLANT: Lee Ann Betz, pro se, Middle Island, N.Y.

APPEARING FOR APPELLEE:Joel E. Cohen, McDermott, Will & Emery, New York, N.Y.

Present: NEWMAN, Chief Judge, McLAUGHLIN, Circuit Judge, OWEN,*  District Judge.

Lee Ann Betz appeals pro se from the July 31, 1996, judgment dismissing, on motion for summary judgment, her suit claiming a retaliatory discharge by her former employer, in violation of Title VII, as well as a state law "whistleblower" claim under New York Labor Law § 740.

Both claims were properly rejected for reasons fully discussed in Judge Patterson's comprehensive 20-page opinion. We affirm on the basis of his opinion.


Of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, sitting by designation