The Supreme Court Speaks to the Untenured: A Comment on Board of Regents V. Roth and Perry V. Sindermann

American Association of University Professors Bulletin, Vol. 58, Autumn 1972

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-186

13 Pages Posted: 8 Dec 2011

See all articles by William W. Van Alstyne

William W. Van Alstyne

Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School

Date Written: December 8, 1972

Abstract

This paper examines the cases of Board of Regents v. Roth and Perry v. Sindermann to determine their relevance to the efforts of the AAUP. This article suggests that a kind of quasi-tenure was created by the intersection of both opinions.

Keywords: university, professor, tenure

Suggested Citation

Van Alstyne, William W. and Van Alstyne, William W., The Supreme Court Speaks to the Untenured: A Comment on Board of Regents V. Roth and Perry V. Sindermann (December 8, 1972). American Association of University Professors Bulletin, Vol. 58, Autumn 1972, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-186, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1969864

William W. Van Alstyne (Contact Author)

William & Mary Law School ( email )

South Henry Street
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795
United States

Duke University School of Law ( email )

210 Science Drive
Box 90362
Durham, NC 27708
United States

Do you have a job opening that you would like to promote on SSRN?

Paper statistics

Downloads
52
Abstract Views
808
rank
515,424
PlumX Metrics