Academic Freedom

The doctrine of academic freedom provides additional protections for certain forms of academic expression. This section will provide best practices for the protection of academic freedom.

Harvard University Boycott

Earlier this summer the University and College Union (UCU), an organization of British academics, proposed a boycott of Israeli universities and academics, a proposal to be voted on by their membership in the coming months.

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U.S. Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for LDB President Kenneth L. Marcus

Brandeis Center President and General Counsel, Kenneth L. Marcus, has been nominated for the role of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education. On December 5, Mr. Marcus appeared in front of the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) for a hearing on his nomination. In his opening statement to the Committee,…

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