Ward Churchill defending Constitution, Court of Appeals trashing it, says David Lane of CU case

Controversial University of Colorado at Boulder professor Ward Churchill has lost his latest bid to get his old job back, with the Colorado Court of Appeals upholding Denver District Court judge Larry Naves's earlier ruling; read it in its entirety below. The decision angers Churchill's attorney, David Lane, who portrays the judges who made it as too timid to defend the Constitution if it means being seen as rewarding such a divisive figure.
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