Oren Ungerleider, a PhD student at Columbia-Juilliard, is suing the university with a claim that he was forcibly held and medicated in a psychiatric hospital for 30 days after insulting his Spanish professor, who gave him a low mark.
After his icaceration he was not allowed to return to his studies and lost his appetite for playing the violin. His lawyer is claiming $10 million damages. More details here.
Here’s Oren before the incident, which took place in 2010.