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Jerry Falwell Jr. Seeks Dismissal of Liberty University’s Lawsuit, Saying It Only Aims to ‘Defame and Diminish’ His Reputation

Attorneys representing Jerry Falwell Jr. asked a Virginia judge last week to dismiss Liberty University’s lawsuit, alleging that the school’s myriad misconduct claims against its former leader are nothing more than an attempt to publicly shame him for his wife’s extramarital affair and the emergence of a photograph of him with his pants unzipped.
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Liberty sues Jerry Falwell Jr., seeking millions in damages

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Liberty University has filed a civil lawsuit against its former leader, Jerry Falwell Jr., seeking tens of millions in damages after the two parted ways acrimoniously last year. The complaint, filed Thursday in Lynchburg Circuit Court, alleges Falwell crafted a “well-resourced exit strategy” from his role...
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Liberty University vs. Jerry Falwell Jr.: A white Christian morality tale

Liberty University is doing some deep spring cleaning. Last Friday, the evangelical educational juggernaut announced that it wassuing former leader Jerry Falwell Jr. and removing his son Trey Falwell from his vice president's position. Dalliances on a yacht, his and his wife's seven-year relationship with former pool boy Giancarlo Granda and an allegedly drunken fall down some stairs have added up to a $10 million lawsuit for breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract and statutory conspiracy.
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Liberty University Sues Former President Jerry Falwell Jr. Over Scandalous Behavior

(Lynchburg, VA) — Liberty University is suing its former president Jerry Falwell Jr. for ten-million dollars. The suit alleges that Falwell withheld scandalous and potentially damaging information from Liberty’s board of trustees. Falwell apparently “led a scheme to cover up the illicit conduct” that damaged the Christian university and its reputation. The suit also alleges that Falwell failed to disclose and address “his personal impairment by alcohol.” Falwell resigned last August following controversy around a photo he had posted which showed him with his pants unzipped and his arm around a woman.
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Roundup: Helen McCrory Dies at 52; Dwyane Wade Buys Stake in Utah Jazz; Liberty Sues Jerry Falwell Jr.

Actress Helen McCrory dies of cancer at 52 ... Moderna plans to have vaccine booster shot ready by fall ... Justice Department sues Roger Stone, wife for $2 million in unpaid taxes ... Liberty University sues Jerry Falwell Jr. for millions ... What to watch in the markets in the week ahead ... Brooke Baldwin signed off from CNN for the final time ... Joe Biden wavers on restricting refugees ... Biden later said he'd raise the refugee cap amid pressure ... Russia expels 10 U.S. diplomats in response to new sanctions ... Amazon's "The Lord of the Rings" will cost $465 million for one season ... A review of the latest episode of "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier" ... Julius Randle dropped 44 Friday night ... Cody Bellinger has a fracture in his leg ... The Celtics signed Jabari Parker to a two-year deal ... Dwyane Wade buys ownership stake in Utah Jazz ... David Ross ripped MLB after Ryan Tepera suspension ...
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Former Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. issues several tweets in response to lawsuit

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Former Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. took to Twitter on Saturday to respond to a lawsuit that’s seeking tens of millions in damages. On Thursday, Liberty University sued Falwell Jr. alleging that he planned a “well-resourced exit strategy” from his role as president and chancellor in 2019 and failed to make the university aware of a personal scandal that would become known to the public within a year.
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Liberty University sues former leader Jerry Falwell Jr. for $10 million

Liberty University has filed a lawsuit against its former president, Jerry Falwell Jr., for $10 million, according to several reports. The suit alleges that Falwell withheld pertinent information from the school’s board of trustees while negotiations were underway for a new contract in 2019, The New York Times reported. The...