Perjury (Part Six) – Churchill’s Sworn Testimony: “I Don’t Want Money”/Post-Verdict, Churchill to Shake Down UC for $1 Million
By Alex Constantine
And after the verdict was handed in, reports Boulder’s Daily Camera, it was reported, “Ward didn’t want this to be about money. … Churchill said … he’s unfazed by the fact that jurors awarded him only $1 in damages after finding he was unlawfully fired by the university.
“That was a grand slam. I got everything I wanted from them,” he said Friday. “I wasn’t looking for money.”
A few days later, however, he reversed himself and announced that he would be shaking CU down for the money that he testified he never desired:
Churchill to ask for $1M if judge won’t reinstate CU job
Victorious former professor calls discomfort on campus a weak argument
By John Aguilar (Contact)
April 6, 2009
BOULDER, Colo. — If a judge won’t give Ward Churchill a job back at the University of Colorado, the former ethnic studies professor plans to ask for more than $1 million, he said Monday.
Churchill, who won a wrongful-termination lawsuit against the university last week, said he doesn’t accept the contention that dissatisfaction with his presence on campus should prevent his reinstatement.
“If it would make a bunch of people uncomfortable on the Boulder campus, what’s the argument?” Churchill said. “They violated my rights, therefore to spare them discomfort I should not be restored to what I was unlawfully deprived of? That’s somewhat tenuous.”
For those at CU who can’t stand having him so close, Churchill has an offer:
“If it really makes you that uncomfortable, you’re free to leave,” he said. …