Tag Archives: Academic

Academic Bioethics & Patient Voices

I was delighted to participate, yesterday, in Munson Healthcare's 4th Annual Clinical Ethics Conference.  A real highlight of the day was a compelling and beautifully delivered reflection from a mother, Melissa Fournier, about her very premature daughter. While she included her … Continue reading

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A Study on the Unionization of Academic Law Libraries

‘Sticking to the Union?’: A Study on the Unionization of Academic Law Libraries, 110 Law Library Journal 105 (2019) by Sarah C. Slinger “analyzes the responses of law library directors to a survey assessing rates of unionization, experience with unionization, … Continue reading

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Rights to free speech and, or, academic freedom not offended by requiring a candidate for a teaching position to demonstration his or her teaching skills

The petitioner [Plaintiff] in this action appealed the federal district court's dismissal of his claims that members of a hiring committee at a State University of New York campus discriminated against him based on his age and disability and violated … Continue reading

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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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