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Foreward: Freedom and Tenure in the Academy: The Fiftieth Anniversary of the 1940 Statement of Principles

3 Pages Posted: 24 Sep 2011 Last revised: 29 Dec 2014

William W. Van Alstyne

Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School

Date Written: 1990

Abstract

This forward comments on the shared anniversary of the Bill of Rights and several declarations of academic freedom. Several of the preceding articles are intended to discuss academic freedom and the need for its protection in the U.S.

Keywords: university, professor, academic freedom

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Van Alstyne, William W., Foreward: Freedom and Tenure in the Academy: The Fiftieth Anniversary of the 1940 Statement of Principles (1990). Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 53, No. 3, Summer 1990; William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-164. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1932892

William W. Van Alstyne (Contact Author)

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