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Emory Wants to Fire Law Professor Who Said N-Word Twice

Emory University is seeking to terminate a tenured faculty for his use of the n-word in his classroom. The AAUP sent a letter to the university, writing that his words are protected under academic freedom, "notwithstanding any repercussions of that speech."

Publication Date: 
Friday, September 6, 2019
Publication: 
Inside Higher Education
Article URL: 
https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2019/09/06/emory-wants-fire-law-professor-who-said-n-word-twice?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=a36c636dbe-DNU_2019_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-a36c636dbe-197429389&mc_cid=a36c636dbe&mc