Harvard Law School Professor Randall Kennedy rises to defend his colleague Ronald Sullivan and the principle of fair process
In a phenomenal piece on the campaign against Ronald Sullivan at Harvard, Prof. Randall Kennedy correctly identifies the threat to freedom posed by "the temptation of administrators to mollify zealots in return for quiet."
Randall Kennedy on the Sullivan affair: “indicative of a concerted illiberalism that is menacing university life.” Sensational essay in
Randall Kennedy is a brilliant and fearless legal scholar, always worth reading.
When a Dean Defends Harvey Weinstein - The Chronicle of Higher Education
Due process, boys and girls. Someday you might want it for yourself
“These events are emblematic as activists perceive cannily the temptation of administrators to mollify zealots in return for quiet regardless of the merits of arguments or importance of the values in question” | ⁦⁩ ⁦
"That “progressive” activists could denounce so bitterly a person who has demonstrated so clearly a commitment to inclusive, humane, liberal values and practices is indicative of a concerted illiberalism that is menacing university life." Randall Kennedy!
“That ‘progressive’ activists could denounce so bitterly a person who has demonstrated so clearly a commitment to inclusive, humane, liberal values and practices is indicative of a concerted illiberalism that is menacing university life.”
When a Dean Defends Harvey Weinstein...and the kiddies have a meltdown via
When a Dean Defends Harvey Weinstein - The Chronicle of Higher Education
"[A]ctivists of various stripes perceive cannily the temptation of administrators to mollify zealots in return for quiet — regardless of the merits of competing arguments or the importance of the values in question."
An excellent piece.