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  • Study: First Amendment offers scant protection for professors

    Photo of U. of I. labor and employment relations professor Michael LeRoy

    When academics choose to litigate speech disputes with colleges and universities, they end up losing nearly three-quarters of the time – a finding that points to the growing tension between academic freedom and campus speech codes, says U. of I. labor and employment relations professor Michael LeRoy.

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Michael LeRoy, call 217-766-5012; email m-leroy@illinois.edu.

    The paper “How Courts View Academic Freedom” is available online.