Falwell Sues Liberty, Saying School Damaged His Reputation

The lawsuit includes claims of defamation and breach of contract.

  • Published 29 October 2020

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jerry Falwell Jr. has sued Liberty University, alleging the evangelical school founded by his late pastor father damaged his reputation in a series of public statements that followed his resignation as president and chancellor in August amid a series of scandals. The lawsuit filed in Lynchburg Circuit Court on Wednesday includes claims of defamation and breach of contract. It alleges that Liberty officials accepted what Falwell says are false claims about… Read at AP News