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July 10, 2018 at 11:34 am

Vedder in Forbes | Victory for Academic Freedom

Dr. Richard Vedder, portrait

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored an article at Forbes headlined “Victory For Academic Freedom In Wisconsin.”

The American academy was strengthened a bit last Friday. The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 4 to 2 in favor of Professor John McAdams, and against Marquette University, reinstating McAdams to his role as a political science professor, with back pay. This was a victory for academic freedom, the First Amendment, intellectual diversity, and common sense.

Like me, Professor McAdams is a blogger, writing regularly about events at Marquette, where he began teaching over 40 years ago….

Read more in Forbes.

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