Once upon a time, virtually no one in the academy thought to sue over campus disputes, and, if they dared, judges bounced the case on grounds that it was no business of the courts. Not so today. As Amy Gajda shows in this witty yet troubling book, litigation is now common on campus, and perhaps even more commonly feared. This book explores the origins and causes of the litigation trend, its implications for academic freedom, and what lawyers, judges, and academics themselves can do to limit the potential damage.In 2005, for example, a Tennessee court refused a dental studenta#39;s invitation to regrade his Gross Anatomy exam, turning ... Thus, in 2002, a student at the Fashion Institute of Technology sued when the school refused to allow him to presentanbsp;...
|Title||:||THE TRIALS OF ACADEME|
|Publisher||:||Harvard University Press - 2009-10-30|