University of North Texas pays $165K in legal fees after firing professor for microaggression

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UPDATE: University pays $165K in legal fees after firing professor for “microaggression”

(Activist Post) The University of North Texas (UNT) will pay $165K in legal fees after firing a professor who made a joke about microaggressions during the 2019-2020 academic year.
The Denton-based school settled on Sept. 22 after the Eastern District of Texas Sherman Division permitted professor Nathaniel Hiers’ lawsuit to proceed in March. The court ruled that the university could be liable for damages.
Hier was represented by Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), who commended the settlement as being a victory for free speech on college campuses.
“We are glad that the University of North Texas ultimately recognized that all professors have the right to express their beliefs,” Michael Ross, ADF legal counsel, told Campus Reform. “But, this should not have taken…Read the rest