Judge Rejects Civil Rights Group’s Attempt to Nix UNC’s $2.5M Deal with Confederate Organization Over Civil War Statue

Maria Perez
Jan 10, 2020 - 6:48
Civil War Statue

A judge decided on Friday to deny the motion filed by a civil rights group to intervene in the settlement made between the University of North Carolina and a Confederate group over a controversial Civil War statue called ‘Silent Sam’. The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights filed a motion to stop the $2.5 million settlement between the University of North Carolina’s Board of Governors and the North Carolina Sons of Confederate Veterans for the monument, but a judge said there was a lack of standing in the case by the plaintiffs, WNCN

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