Thursday, January 05, 2006

Inside Higher Ed:Legal Pressure on Clinical Faculty

In today's Inside Higher Ed:

Of all college faculty members, clinical law professors may run the greatest risk of drawing the academic-freedom infringing ire of administrators and policy makers by involving clinics in controversial lawsuits. And yet, it is clinical faculty members who do not get tenure.

Law professors who spoke Wednesday at sessions of the of the annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools, in Washington, agreed that clinical faculty members are more in need of protection than classroom instructors, when it comes to academic freedom.
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