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Former Yale psychiatrist says she was fired after Alan Dershowitz complained about anti-Trump tweets

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A formerly Yale-affiliated faculty member says she was unjustly sacked after attorney Alan Dershowitz complained about her tweet that claimed Trump supporters were suffering from a "shared psychosis." 

Dr. Brandy Lee, a former faculty member in the School of Medicine and Yale Law School, filed a complaint on Monday alleging "unlawful termination" which she says was "due to her exercise of free speech about the dangers of Donald Trump's presidency."

In a Jan. 2020 tweet, Yale Law alumnus and former chief White House ethics lawyer noted to Dr. Lee that Dershowitz's had recently used phrasing similar to Trump's use of the word "perfect" to describe the call between himself and the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zalensky that was at the center of the former president's first impeachment trial. 

 

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