Monthly Archives: June 2012

Thoughts on SCOTUS Obamacare Decision of June 28, 2012

1) It was unexpected. I thought the Supreme Court would strike down the mandate and hand Governor Mitt Romney a major campaign issue in the fall election. 2) I had encountered some punditry that Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr might … Continue reading

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AAUP Formal Letter Announcing Investigation of National Louis University

Original document in PDF form but downloaded into Word. VIA ELECTRONIC AND U.S. MAIL June 12, 2012 Dr. Nivine Megahed President National Louis University 122 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60603 Dear President Megahed: We regret that you have declined … Continue reading

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Developing Story: AAUP to Investigate National Louis University

The American Association of University Professors has announced on June 12, 2012 it will investigate National Louis University in Chicago for its cancelation of progams, faculty and departments without appropriate due process, academic freedom and tenure. The three however are intimately … Continue reading

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Kirstein Essay Part of Academe Blog Five-Year Retrospective on Finkelstein Tenure Travesty: A Discourse on Scholarship Misconduct

Academe blog has published a series of interviews with Dr Norman Finkelstein and Alan Dershowitz, Harvard professor of law who bullied the former, on the fifth anniversary of the execrable, tenure travesty. I was also honoured to contribute an invited essay … Continue reading

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Ethnic Studies Professor Ward Churchill, fired from University of Colorado to get Another Day in Court

Former University of Colorado Professor Ward Churchill holds up a dollar bill and shouts “Here’s the dollar” to the audience after he was awarded one dollar in damages from the school in his trial in Denver, Colorado Thursday afternoon April 2, … Continue reading

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