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High Court Won't Hear Prof's Suit Over 9/11 Essay

State courts backed firing by University of Colorado

(Newser) - A former professor's lawsuit following his firing from the University of Colorado has been stopped in its tracks. The Supreme Court won't hear Ward Churchill's case against the school, Reuters reports. He was fired after an investigation cited problems with his academic work, but the probe was... More »

School Fired Prof Over 9/11 Essay: Jury

He wins case after calling victims 'little Eichmanns'

(Newser) - A jury decided today that the University of Colorado unjustly fired one of its professors after he called 9/11 victims "little Eichmanns" in an essay, the Denver Post reports. Jurors, however, awarded Ward Churchill only $1 in damages. A judge will now determine whether the school must reinstate Churchill... More »

Prof Who Compared 9/11 Victims to Nazis Gets Ax

Academic vows to sue University of Colo.

(Newser) - The controversial academic who challenged the innocence of 9/11 victims and called them "little Eichmanns" was fired yesterday by the University of Colorado board of regents. The regents voted 8-1 to dismiss Ward Churchill, citing academic misconduct, including plagiarism and fraud. Churchill, who taught ethnic studies, said his free-speech... More »

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