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Liberty Sues Jerry Falwell Jr., Seeking Millions in Damages

RICHMOND, Va. — 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. Damaging Information Withheld for 'Personal Protection' The complaint, filed Thursday in Lynchburg Circuit Court, alleges Falwell crafted a “well-resourced...

Liberty Announces Investigation Into Falwell’s Tenure

RICHMOND, Va. — Liberty University is opening an independent investigation into Jerry Falwell Jr.'s tenure as president, a wide-ranging inquiry that will include financial, real estate and legal matters, the evangelical school's board announced Monday. In a statement, the board said it had retained an outside firm to investigate “all...

Jerry Falwell Jr. Resigns as Head of Liberty University

RICHMOND, Va. — Jerry Falwell Jr. resigned Monday from his leadership post at evangelical Liberty University amid allegations related to his wife’s sexual encounters with a much younger business partner, according to a school official. A formal announcement from the school was expected later Monday, according to the official, who...