Purdue gave Taleyarkhan 30 days to appeal the committee’s verdict. According to his lawyer, he plans to do so. "There are a number of facts and issues that were not allowed in the inquiry, and the other nuclear engineers involved are all in complete support for Taleyarkhan," John Lewis of the Indianapolis law firm Lewis and Wilkins told Physics World. "Xu maintains to this day that Butt’s involvement was his choice. But that part of Xu's testimnony was completely ignored."
... and so it goes.