77 Pages Posted: 24 Sep 2011 Last revised: 29 Dec 2014
Date Written: 1990
This article seeks to trace the history of the AAUP's 1940 statement on academic freedom. Although the statement and the First Amendment have very different roots and practical applications, the two share a body of case law that often overlaps.
Keywords: university, professor, academic freedom
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Van Alstyne, William W., Academic Freedom and the First Amendment in the Supreme Court of the United States: An Unhurried Historical Review (1990). Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 53, No. 3, p. 79, 1990; William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-162. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1932846