Colorado professor ready to sue university over firing

History revisionist Ward Churchill and lawyer promise a fight

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BOULDER, Colo. – A professor scorned for remarks about Sept. 11 victims vowed that his firing over allegations of plagiarism, falsification and other misconduct wouldn’t end his 2-year dispute with the University of Colorado.

Ward Churchill
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By DAN ELLIOTT
Associated Press

“New game, new game,” said a defiant Ward Churchill, referring to his intent to sue the university after the state Board of Regents voted 8-1 Tuesday to remove him as ethnic studies chairman.

Three faculty committees had accused Churchill of plagiarism, falsification and other misconduct in portions of his research. The allegations were unrelated to an essay he wrote that likened some victims of the 2001 terrorist attacks to a Nazi leader.

David Lane, Churchill’s attorney, said his client’s dismissal simply marks a change in venue for the dispute.

“We’re out of kangaroo court and going into real court,” he said.

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3 thoughts on “Colorado professor ready to sue university over firing

  1. So he won the trial. The defendants failed in their duty as did the jury. Oh well. He’s still a freak a dangerously scary one! People are loosening up on morality and forgetting how this great country came to be. Die you Commie bastard!

  2. Pingback: On Colonialism as Genocide: Ward Churchill Speaks at Concordia University, Montreal « OPEN ANTHROPOLOGY

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