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The Trials of Academe

The New Era of Campus Litigation

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HARDCOVER

$47.00 • £37.95 • €42.50

ISBN 9780674035676

Publication Date: 10/30/2009

Short

360 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

World

  • 1. An Introduction
  • 2. A World Apart: A Short History of the Rise of Academic Deference
  • 3. Battles over Bias: Anti-Discrimination Law on Campus
  • 4. Free Speech Free-for-All: The First Amendment on Campus
  • 5. Prerogative and Profit: Battles over Intellectual Property
  • 6. Privacy in Peril: Peer Review Meets Judicial Review
  • 7. War of the Words: The Rise of Academic Defamation
  • 8. Of Injuries and Insults: Tort Law on Campus
  • 9. Promises, Promises: Contracts on Campus
  • 10. Looking Forward

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