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Academic Freedom and the Scope of Protections for Extramural Speech | AAUP

Every semester brings a fresh round of incidents of professors coming to public attention for the wrong reasons, testing the ability of college and university leaders to work through the controversy without sacrificing institutional values. To take a recent example, … Continue reading

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New Content in the Law Library’s West Academic Study Aids Subscription

There are two new pieces of content in the Law Library’s West Academic Study Aids Subscription: 1) Newly added audio books – High Court Case Summaries® on evidence, criminal law, torts and property are now available for listening. – Access the … Continue reading

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Why grading exams is the worst part of being an academic

I think of all of the terrible things that can be worse than grading papers (leaving politics around the world out of the equation): Watching the John Boorman directed Sean Connery movie Zardoz – even the trailer is unwatchable. I… … Continue reading

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Academic Support/Legal Writing Position at American U

Academic Support/Legal Writing Position American University’s Washington College of Law seeks applications for a full-time Academic Support and Legal Writing Position for Academic Year 2008-2009. The position will report to the Director of the Legal Rhetoric Program. Details on requirements… … Continue reading

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Protecting Free Speech and Academic Freedom in Universities

Cram, Ian and Fenwick, Helen, Protecting Free Speech and Academic Freedom in Universities (September 2018). The Modern Law Review, Vol. 81, Issue 5, pp. 825-873, 2018. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3245459 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-2230.12366 “Restrictions on speaking events in universities have been … Continue reading

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