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Monday, July 19, 2004
 

Richardson Suit Dismissed:  From FindLaw:

Nolan Richardson's race discrimination lawsuit against Arkansas was dismissed Thursday by a federal judge who said the case was mostly about "wounded pride."

The basketball coach was fired March 1, 2002. He filed suit claiming he was fired because he is black and that his free-speech rights were violated. 

"This lawsuit is not about money in the perjorative sense," U.S. District Judge William R. Wilson said. "It is primarily about wounded pride - wounded pride in a man who started way behind, but climbed to the top by hard work, savvy, and most of all, perseverance.


You can read more on the case here.






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