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April 4, 2012

Misconduct Hearings on Campus Are Rotten and Have to Change

Remarks delivered at a Manhattan Institute luncheon, March 28, 2012 in New York City. Attorney Harvey Silverglate and Professor Johnson, whose talk is presented here, spoke on "Kangaroo Courts: Yale, Duke and Student Rights." Here is a transcript of this podcast.

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silverglate.jpgHarvey Silverglate
Harvey Silverglate is an attorney with the Boston firm Zalkind, Rodriguez, Lunt & Duncan LLP. He is also the Co-Founder & Chairman of FIRE, The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. Silverglate co-authored The Shadow University: The Betrayal of Liberty on America's Campuses.

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. . . is it any surprise that most of the poopaltiun views the massive material wealth and/or power of people like high-level politicians or billionaires with the feeling that there simply MUST be something criminal going on? I submit that just the opposite is true. For example, most folks don't seem to mind this past decades huge tax cuts for the wealthy, because most of us believe (naively) that SOMEDAY it will be us. Recall the impact of Obama's tax increases on Joe the Plumber's phantom business, and all of those folks who supported him.

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