Authors

Robert C. Post

Document Type

Article

Abstract

It is a great pleasure to spend a few moments this lunch talking with you about the topic of academic freedom and legal scholarship, a topic that is hopefully of interest to everyone in this room. Academic freedom, after all, underwrites our shared vocation of legal scholarship. Academic freedom did not always exist in the United States. It emerged during the first few decades of the twentieth century. Its birth was a result of a transformation of the mission of higher education in America.

Date of Authorship for this Version

2015

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